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vice chancellor



  1. the chief executive or administrator at some British universities Compare chancellor (sense 3)
  2. (in the US) a judge in courts of equity subordinate to the chancellor
  3. (formerly in England) a senior judge of the court of Chancery who acted as assistant to the Lord Chancellor
  4. a person serving as the deputy of a chancellor

Derived Forms

ˌvice-ˈchancellorˌship noun

Example Sentences Including 'vice chancellor'

Alumni Beryl Bainbridge, author; Professor Janet Finch, vice chancellor , Keele University.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
Dr John Hood's appointment as vice chancellor of Oxford University has provoked a Dr Who?
New Zealand Herald (2003)
H P Dixit, vice chancellor of Indira Gandhi Open University, added: "It will revolutionise education in our country.
New Scientist (2004)
The choice of lecture had the look of a personal statement by the new vice chancellor.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
Today's official opening will be performed by Professor Drummond Bone, vice chancellor of the University of Liverpool.
Liverpool Daily Post and Echo (2004)


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