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Dr Mark Whittow to be next Provost of Oriel

Congratulations to Dr Mark Whittow, former Tutor and Fellow in History at St Peter's, who is set to be appointed as the next Provost of Oriel College.

Mark Whittow, M.A., D.Phil., F.R.Hist.S., F.S.A., is a medieval historian and archaeologist, University Lecturer in Byzantine Studies, and a current Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He was Senior Proctor of the University in 2016-17, and was Tutor and Fellow in History at St Peter's between 1998 and 2009, having been appointed to succeed Prof Henry Mayr-Harting.

In keeping with Oriel's Statutes, Mark's formal election will take place at a meeting of the college's Governing Body on Wednesday 7 March 2018. He will join Oriel in early September 2018, succeeding Moira Wallace OBE as Oriel's 53rd Provost.

For more on the appointment click here.

Dr Mark Whittow to be next Provost of Oriel