Speaker Series: Higher Education in the 21st Century | KDU Penang University College

Speaker Series: Higher Education in the 21st Century

Event:Speaker Series: Higher Education in the 21st Century
Date:20 September 2017
Time:10.00 am - 12.00 pm (Morning session)
6.00 pm - 7.30pm (Evening session)
Venue:Auditorium (Morning session)
Lecture Theatre 1, Level 2 (Evening Session)

You’re cordially invited to attend a speaker series presented by Professor Toby Wilkinson from University of Lincoln, UK. This speaker series will be held in the evening in conjunction with KDU-Lincoln Dual Award Launching ceremony on the 20th September 2017.

Speaker’s profile:

Professor Toby Wilkinson is Deputy Vice Chancellor (External Relations) at the University of Lincoln. He holds a First Class Honours Degree and a PhD in Egyptology from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the University of Lincoln, Prof Toby served for six years as the inaugural Director of International Strategy at the University of Cambridge, devising and delivering an institution‐wide strategy for global engagement, working closely with partners in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas. Prof Toby's earlier appointments focused on external relations, schools liaison and widening participation, fundraising and alumni relations, and institutional strategy. In his academic career, he has held research and teaching positions at the universities of Cambridge and Durham.
Prof Toby is an internationally acclaimed Egyptologist, and the prize‐winning author of ten books which have been translated into eleven languages. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and a member of the international editorial board of the Journal of Egyptian History. Prof Toby is also a school governor and a trustee of the Thomas Wall Trust. Prof Toby's responsibilities as Deputy Vice Chancellor include internationalisation, partnerships and transnational education (TNE); communications, development and marketing; the Lincolnshire Educational Trust; faith on campus; and engagement with a wide variety of local, regional, national and international partners.