Find out more about the people behind the University of Cumbria.


The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, is the first Chancellor of the University of Cumbria. To find out more about his life and how he has contributed to the university, click the button below.

Dr John Sentamu
Chancellor at graduation

Board of Directors

The University of Cumbria Board is responsible for the entire control and management of the new institution. They approve budgets and expenditure, and determine the educational character and objectives of the institution, as well as ensuring the effective and efficient use of the university’s resources.

Anyone wishing to contact the University Board of Directors, can do so through the Vice Chancellor’s Office in the first instance, by contacting Neil Harris or Kath Leigh.

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