Edge Hill University Vice Chancellor

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Edge Hill University Vice Chancellor

Edge Hill University Vice Chancellor

New Pro Vice-Chancellor and University Secretary

Lynda BradyEdge Hill University has appointed a new Pro Vice-Chancellor to its directorate team.

Lynda Brady is responsible for the student experience and for further enhancing a joined up approach across academic and support services.

She joined Edge Hill after spending the past 12 years at the Open University (the OU) in a variety of roles. Between 2005 and 2011 she was Regional Director for the OU in the North West leading the team responsible for supporting the OU’s 25,000 students studying in the region.

From 2011 onwards Lynda was Director of the Learner Support Service, with responsibility for a range of information, advice and guidance and operational services central to supporting more than 200,000 OU students to achieve their study goals.

Before joining the OU, Lynda worked for seven years at Liverpool John Moore’s University where she was a Principal Lecturer in Law and Head of the Legal Practice Course, having started her career as a solicitor in Local Government.

Lynda said, “It is a privilege to join Edge Hill University, an institution which has made remarkable advances in recent years in student recruitment, retention and satisfaction.

The role of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience) seeks to build on this success by combining the responsibilities for learning, teaching and quality with crucial support functions such as Registry and Student Services.

My aim is to enhance the student experience, by further integrating academic and support services, alongside the vital work of the Students’ Union, to ensure a truly holistic approach where the whole University operates as a single, effective support team for our students.”

Lynda is also the new University Secretary. This role ensures the appropriate governance and the legal compliance of the institution.