Former De Montfort head to replace Jeremy Till
David Dernie has been appointed as dean of the architecture and built environment faculty at Westminster University.
The Cambridge-based architect and former head of the De Montfort school of architecture in Leicester replaces current Westminster dean Jeremy Till.
Till is leaving the post to become vice chancellor at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design at the start of the new academic year.
Dernie was previously head of the Manchester University school of architecture for four years and was formerly a reader of architecture at Nottingham University.
He has also lectured at Cambridge University, where he graduated in 1987, and was recipient of the Rome Prize in Architecture in 1991.
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