Former office bearers

Chancellors

1853-

Deputy Chancellors

1934-

Vice-Chancellors

1853-1934

Salaried Vice-Chancellors

1935-

Provosts

Deputy Vice-Chancellors

1962-

Senate/Graduates/Convocation

Wardens of the Senate

1867-1923

Wardens of the Convocation

1924-1975

Presidents of the Graduates

1975-1986

Presidents of the Convocation

1986-2010

Professorial Board/Academic Board

Presidents of the Professorial Board

1856-1934

  • William Parkinson Wilson, MA FCPS. From 1856 to 1857.
  • William Edward Hearn, QC, AM LLD. Dub. From 1857 to 1858.
  • Martin Howy Irving, MA Oxf. & Melb. From 1858 to 1861.
  • William Edward Hearn, QC, AM LLD. Dub. From 1862 to February, 1865.
  • Martin Howy Irving, MA Oxf. & Melb. From April 1865 to 1867.
  • William Parkinson Wilson, MA FCPS. From 1868 to 1871.
  • George Britton Halford, MD FRCP Lond. From 1872 to 1873.
  • Sir Frederick McCoy, KCMG, MA DSc Camb. FRS. From 1874 to 1875.
  • Herbert Augustus Strong, MA Oxf. & Melb. From 1876 to 1877.
  • Edward John Nanson, MA Camb. & Melb. From 1878 to 1879.
  • Sir Frederick McCoy, KCMG, MA DSc Camb. FRS. From 1880 to 1885.
  • John Simeon Elkington, MA LLB. From 1886 to 1887.
  • William Charles Kernot, MA MCE MInstCE. From 1887 to 1888.
  • Edward Ellis Morris, MA LittD. From 1888 to 1889.
  • Henry Laurie, MA LLD. From 1889 to 1890.
  • Edward Ellis Morris, MA LittD. From 1890 to 1893.
  • Harry Brooks Allen, MD BS ChB LLD. From 1894 to 1896.
  • Sir David Orme Masson, KBE, MA DSc FRSE FRS. From 1897 to 1898.
  • Edward Ellis Morris, MA LittD. From 1898 to 1901.
  • Thomas George Tucker, CMG, MA LittD. From January to October 1902.
  • Henry Laurie, MA LLD. From October 1902 to 1903.
  • Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer, KCMG, MA DSc LittD FRS. From 1904 to 1911.
  • Sir David Orme Masson, KBE, MA DSc FRSE FRS. From 1912 to 1915.
  • Sir William Harrison Moore, KBE CMG, BA LLD. From 1916 to 1918.
  • William Alexander Osborne, MB BCh Belf. DSc Tübingen & Melb. Hon.DSc Belf. Hon.FACS. From 1919 to 1921.
  • Ernest Willington Skeats, DSc ARCSc FGS. From 1922 to 1924.
  • Sir Robert Strachan Wallace, KBE, MA Oxf. & Melb. LLD Aberd. From 1925 to 1927.
  • Sir Ernest Scott. From 1927 to 1930.
  • Wilfred Eade Agar, CBE, MA Camb. DSc Glas. & Melb. FRS. From 1931 to 1934.
  • Chairmen of the Professorial Board

    1935-1978

    Chairmen of the Academic Board

    1978-1988

    Presidents of the Academic Board

    1989-

    Registrars

    1853-1999

    In 1999 the position of Registrar was discontinued, and separate positions of Vice-Principal and head of administration, and University Secretary created

    University Secretary

    1999-

    Vice-Principal

    1966-1988

    Librarians

    1892 - 2003