Kent

Vice-chancellor of Canterbury Christ Church University resigns

The vice-chancellor of Canterbury Christ Church University has resigned with immediate effect.

Professor Robin Baker took over the role at the Kent university in September 2010.

The university offered no reasons for his departure.

Peter Hermitage, who is chairman of the governing body, said Andrew Ironside, strategic director for resources, has been appointed as acting vice-chancellor.

Prior to his appointment Professor Baker was vice-chancellor at the University of Chichester and was pro vice-chancellor at the University of Kent between 2005 and 2007.

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