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vice-chancellor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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vice-chancellorˌvice-ˈchancellor noun [countable]  1 SECsomeone who is the head of a British university, and responsible for the way it is organizedchancellor2 SECsomeone who is responsible for a particular part of some universities in the US the vice-chancellor for student affairs
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vice-chancellorTwo years later he was appointed vice-chancellor, in which capacity he served until his death.The 48-year-old professor, an internationally known languages expert and former vice-chancellor of Essex University, is due in court in October.Once vice-chancellors start to think the unthinkable, then the issue becomes part of the agenda and it becomes harder to retreat.It says vice-chancellors believe this Government, any government, will not fund expansion.The vice-chancellors asked for papers to inform their debate on fees at Leeds.Only two vice-chancellors responded, and they both support some form of fees.
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