Congratulations to NWBLT Member Professor Dame Janet Beer on her recent Honour

The University of Liverpool’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Janet Beer, has been recognised with a Damehood for her services to higher education and equality and diversity in the New Year’s Honours list.

Professor Beer has dedicated the majority of her working life to higher education. An outstanding researcher in the field of late 19th and early 20th century American literature and culture, she has held a number of senior leadership roles and took up post as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool in February 2015 after seven successful years as Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University. She is also currently President of Universities UK, the representative body for universities nationally.