Professor Sarah Greer
Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost
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Executive Assistant: Alice Rodwell
Professor Sarah Greer is the Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Worcester.
Sarah provides executive leadership for academic strategy, planning and delivery across the University. She is responsible for leadership of the University’s academic Schools, through the nine Heads of School. She is also responsible for the Directorate of Research, through the Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor Research, and the Directorate of Quality and Educational Development, through the Director of Quality and Educational Development. Sarah also oversees academic administration, including the University’s Academic Registry. Sarah is currently leading the University’s bid to establish the Three Counties Medical School at the University of Worcester. She is the chair of the University’s Academic Board.
After graduating in English from the University of Cambridge, Sarah qualified as a chartered accountant and worked in the City of London. After a further degree in Law she retrained and practised as a barrister, completing pupillage with the Treasury Solicitor.
At the University of Worcester, before becoming Provost, Sarah held the previous roles of Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic) and then Deputy Vice Chancellor. Before her arrival at Worcester, she held senior leadership roles including Dean and Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor. She is a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her areas of research are property law, particularly relating to the law of trusts, and women’s legal history. She is an accredited mediator in commercial and workplace disputes.
Sarah has held a series of public appointments since 2009, including most recently as a General Commissioner for the Disabled Students’ Commission.