Professor Jane Longmore took up post as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Chichester in May 2017. She is a Professor of Urban History, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Historical Association for her 'outstanding' contribution to history.
Professor Longmore is Chair of the Sussex Learning Network, Director of the University Vocational Awards Council and Co-Convenor of the HE Employer Apprenticeship trailblazer, a national consortium of over 100 higher education institutions and related organisations.
Her keen interest in pedagogy is reflected in her active engagement with the Higher Education Academy and her membership of the Expert Group advising on the development of the Teaching Excellence Framework, as well as co-chairmanship of the most recent QAA Subject Benchmarking Group for History. She also serves as a member of the QAA's Advisory Committee on Degree Awarding Powers.