Professor Tickell said Mrs May and chancellor Philip Hammond did not have the “same feel” for universities and their national significance.
The new vice-chancellor, who took up the post last month, also warned of the negative impact Brexit would bring.
If there even is a negative impact, it’ll struggle to make headway against the sort of negative impact already made by spineless chancellors, as chronicled by the sublime David Thompson….
The university’s eighth vice-chancellor, who replaces Michael Farthing after his nine year stint in the post, said universities had enjoyed growth since the days of John Major as Prime Minister but the brakes were now on and “on hard”.
Good! More please, faster.