Administration and Leadership

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
Chancellor at Glasgow Caledonian

International anti-poverty campaigner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus was installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University in October 2012.

As Chancellor, he provides leadership, advice and support to the University and has pledged his inspirational stewardship in support of GCU’s undertaking to harness its intellectual, social and emotional capital and collaborate with others to find solutions to some of society’s most pressing challenges.

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PrincipalPamela Gillies CBE FRSE
President and Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University

President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE is an internationally respected academic and university leader.

She heads one of the UK’s most dynamic higher education institutions, which as a University for the Common Good, is committed to providing an unrivalled university education and student experience, underpinned by a determination to champion social change at home and across the world.

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Cara SmythCara Smyth
Vice-President, Glasgow Caledonian New York College and Executive Board Member, Glasgow Caledonian

Cara Smyth leads the team at GC New York College (GCNYC) and is the founding director of the Fair Fashion Center.

An executive GCU board member, Ms Smyth is responsible for establishing the University’s New York campus and embedding its mission “For the Common Good” in all of its programs and initiatives. 

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Bob CloughertyR.J. Clougherty, Jr
Founding Dean, Glasgow Caledonian New York College

Dr Robert Clougherty is the Founding Dean for Glasgow Caledonian New York College.  He has been in that position since January 2014.  Previously he was at SUNY Empire State College where he served as Acting Vice Provost for Research, Innovation, and Open Education after serving as Dean of the Graduate School.

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Mike MannionMike Mannion
Academic Provost

Professor Mike Mannion joined GCU in 2000 as the head of the Department of Computing. He served as Dean of the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences from 2002 to 2007, when he became dean of the School of Engineering and Computing. From 2008 to 2016, he was a GCU Vice-Principal covering the International portfolio (2008-2010), Learning and Teaching (2010-2012), and Research (2012-2016).

He has successfully supervised more than 10 PhD students in topics including software engineering, network management and artificial intelligence.



Maggie KervickMaggie Kervick
Director of Communications & Outreach, Glasgow Caledonian New York College

Maggie Kervick works as the Director of Communication and Outreach at Glasgow Caledonian New York College, helping to oversee research and strategy at the Fair Fashion Center (FFC).

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