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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 30, No. 12. 1967.

Victoria's new Vice-chancellor

Victoria's new Vice-chancellor

Dr. D. B. C. Taylor has been appointed Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University to succeed Dr. Williams.

Continuing the trend of appointments from overseas and reversing the brain-drain. Dr. Taylor's is the latest position to be filled under this programme of expert import.

Dr. Taylor

Dr. Taylor

After graduating Ph.D. from Queen's university. Belfast, in 1948. where he studied both electrical and mechanical engineering. Dr. Taylor lectured at Liverpool and Nottingham Universities.

In 1956 be was appointed Lecturer in Mechanical Sciences at Cambridge University and two years later was elected a Fellow of Peterhouse, where he held a tutorship until being appointed Senior Tutor in 1965. the position he now holds.

During an absence from Cambridge in 1963 he was Visiting Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering for the first term at the University of Canterbury and in the second term he held a similar position at the University of Western Australia. His wife formerly Miss E. Page, is a graduate of Canterbury

Dr. Taylor, who has presented papers in the United Kingdom. United States of America, New Zealand and Australia, is particularly interested in rowing, and at the 1948 Olympics held in London he rowed No. 4 in the Ireland Eight