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Professor Stanley Henig appointed Deputy Pro-Chancellor

03/03/2006 14:09:28

Professor Stanley Henig
Professor Stanley Henig

Stanley Henig was one of the founder members of the Department of Politics at Lancaster University in 1964. He was member of Parliament for Lancaster from 1966 to 1970, and subsequently worked at Warwick University, the Civil Service College and the University of Central Lancashire. At Central Lancashire his final post prior to retiring was Head of Department of Politics and European Studies. During the 1990s he was also Leader of Lancaster City Council. He is Managing Director of Historic Masters Ltd. (a record company) and Secretary of the Historic Singers Trust. He has been the Chair of the Court of the Royal Northern College of Music, and has also served as a Governor of the British Institute of Recorded Sound. His publications include nine books on British and European politics and one on opera. He has been a member of the Council of Lancaster University since 2001.