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New Chair of Governors

WM College are delighted to welcome Joanna Davidson CBE as the new Chair of Governors. 

Joanna brings with her a wealth of knowledge and a track record of achievement from her experiences as chief executive, chair and non-executive director in public and not for profit sectors. She joins the Governing Board of WM College at an exciting time, as the College celebrates it’s 170th year and remains the oldest adult education institution in the country. WM College maintains it commitment to excellence in education, community engagement and the holistic development of our learners and staff and with Joanna onboard we’re excited to develop further.

On Joanna’s appointment, College Principal, Dipa Ganguli OBE said, “I am absolutely thrilled that someone of Joanna’s experience, knowledge and skills is joining the Board as the Chair of Governors.  I am looking forward to building a collaborative partnership and together driving the College forward. 

I also want to thank Guy Shackle, the outgoing Chair, for his dedication, commitment, and service to the College for the last six years.” 

On joining the Board, Joanna Davidson said, “”I am delighted to be joining the College in this anniversary year. Working Men’s College has a wonderful reputation in the sector, and I hope that we can build on that to provide even better experiences for our students in the future.”


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