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Proud to be strongly involved with the UN’s gender equality campaign and encouraging wider HE participation through philanthropy, Professor Paul Boyle, vice chancellor of the University of Leicester is nothing if not dynamic. He tells Efficiency Exchange why he’d like to take on one of the toughest jobs in government - if only for 24 hours.
One time army recruit, Dave Hall finds his role as University of Leicester’s chief operating officer radically different to military life. But he says that university professionals can learn a lot from spending time on a different sort of frontline.
The University of Leicester has developed an approach to engaging senior leaders with the student experience. In the latest of our blogs from the nine Innovation and Transformation Fund projects, Claire King writes that the university believes it can provide valuable insight for institutions looking to develop similar approaches.
From the discovery of Richard III's remains to launching a national sports medicine centre, Loughborough University chief operating officer Richard Taylor tells Rosie Niven about his career highlights and the importance of fixing ‘failure demand’ to improve efficiency.