Following a comprehensive search and assessment process Anderson Quigley, working with Lancaster University and UA92, are delighted to announce Professor Craig Gaskell will be taking up the role of Principal and CEO of UA92.
Gaskell joins from Coventry University where he was Professor of Higher Education Enterprise and founding Provost of CU Scarborough, Coventry’s thriving new campus on the Yorkshire Coast.
He says, “I am privileged and delighted to be taking up this exciting leadership role in one of the most innovative and forward thinking institutions in the sector. UA92 is founded on strong partnerships, fresh thinking and a drive to ensure students have a first-class modern university experience that is genuinely life changing. I am very much looking forward to working with all partners and the developing team to ensure UA92 becomes a sector leader.”
Gary Neville, Founder of UA92, comments: “I am very much looking forward to working with Professor Gaskell and the rest of the UA92 team to deliver this game-changing university. Our vision is to create a new and exciting education opportunity for students that delivers great results and equips them with the skills they need for promising futures.”
Professor Mark E. Smith, Vice-Chancellor of Lancaster University: “We are delighted with the appointment of Professor Craig Gaskell as Principal and CEO of UA92. Craig has an outstanding record as an innovator in the Higher Education sector and brings with him a proven track record of delivering an industry-led curriculum which enables high quality employability. His commitment to social mobility through education mirrors the purpose of UA92. We look forward to working with him to make this exciting new venture a success”.
Professor Craig Gaskell will join UA92 from September.