The University of Lincoln, UK, has appointed Dr Craig Marsh in a new role on its senior management team as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for International Partnerships and Director of the Lincoln International Business School.
He has joined the University of Lincoln from Laureate Online Education, where he was most recently Vice President of Academic Innovation.
Dr Marsh has 25 years’ experience in academic, senior commercial and consultancy roles and is recognised as a thought leader and innovator in international online postgraduate education.
At Laureate, he oversaw the development of new online learning models delivered in partnership with the University of Liverpool and University of Roehampton, with responsibility for teaching and quality assurance for online Master’s and doctoral programmes taught by more than 500 academic staff. He has also led the design and delivery of executive education programmes for multi-national companies.
Dr Marsh was previously a Research Fellow at Lancaster University and Associate Professor at EDHEC Business School and the Theseus International Management Institute in France, where he was Director of the School’s prestigious MBA programme. He has a Master’s in Classics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Management Learning from Lancaster. His research in the fields of organisation theory and management learning is widely published and he has taught postgraduate students in management, leadership and ethics.
This Pro-Vice-Chancellor role at Lincoln is a newly-created position on the senior management team and Dr Marsh will lead the establishment of Lincoln’s Business School as the University’s fourth academic college, alongside the existing Colleges of Arts, Science and Social Science. This will include driving the School’s research agenda, teaching excellence and portfolio development with a strong focus on the School’s international offer and its services to business and employers.