Brunel Appoints Prof. Robert Macredie as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience
In his role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Macredie will be responsible for all areas affecting the experience of Brunel students, from learning and teaching and the curriculum to wider university strategies to ensure students are receiving the best possible care and focus during their time at Brunel.
Speaking about his appointment, Prof. Macredie comments: “I am passionately committed to the student experience at Brunel. Our challenge is to respond to the changing needs and desires of our students, particularly following the introduction of fees, and to drive through initiatives to improve quality and engagement.“
Prof. Macredie joined Brunel University in 1994 as a Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems and has risen rapidly through the ranks as a Lecturer and then Professor of Interactive Systems. He was promoted to Head of Department in 2000 and Head of the School of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics in 2003. He has undertaken work on a range of issues associated with people, technology and organisations and has over 170 published research contributions in these areas.
Prof. Macredie was educated at the University of Hull (B.Sc. and Ph.D.)