Congratulations to Professor Roger Dalrymple

Deputy Director (Education and Student Experience), Roger Dalrymple, who joined the Department for Continuing Education in January from a Professorship at Oxford Brookes University, has had his professorial title confirmed by the University of Oxford. Professor Dalrymple has been recognised for his exceptional track record and ongoing pedagogic research and scholarship with the title of Professor of Practice in Lifelong Learning.

‘I am absolutely delighted that the University has recognised Roger’s expertise, and that the Department now has a Professor in the field of our collective endeavour.’ Professor Matthew Weait, Department Director

In his Deputy Director role, Roger is leading on setting the strategy for teaching provision, ensuring that it is of the highest academic quality, accessible to the widest possible audience, and informed by the Department’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity. He is also focusing on the student experience to ensure students achieve their goals and aspirations through the best possible learning process. This includes developing opportunities for those wishing to progress their studies within Oxford University and elsewhere.

A former Tutorial Fellow in English at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, Roger has spent the last twenty years of his career developing an international profile as an educationalist with specialism in higher education pedagogies and student experience. He is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the British Educational Research Association and the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain.

Roger commented: 'My colleagues in the Department hold a huge amount of resident expertise and insight into the pedagogies of lifelong learning; I look forward to doing all I can to support and showcase this through collaborative research, scholarship and research degree supervision in the years ahead.'

Published 4 May 2023