Professor is ready for 'complex role'

PROFESSOR Glover has a diploma of education, a master's degree in science and PhD in mathematics.

"Having an academic background is important but there are a lot of other skills that are increasingly critical for a vice-chancellor of a modern university," he said. "Vice-chancellors are expected to be very corporate but of course also very aware and supportive of the academic ethos of the university, so it's a very complex role."