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Principals of Singapore Division
(University of Malaya):  A Biographical Sketch

 

Alexander Oppenheim (Acting)
1960-1961

 

 


Education
Manchester
Grammar School
Balliol College, Oxford
PhD (Univ. of
Chicago)
DSc (Oxford)

 

Career

 
1927-30

Commonwealth Fund Fellow, University of Chicago and Princeton University
 

1930-31

Lecturer, Edinburgh University
 

1931-42

Professor of Mathematics, Raffles College
 

1947-49 Deputy Principal, Raffles College
 
 
1949-50, 53-54
 
Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Malaya
1957-61

Vice-Chancellor, University of Malaya (Singapore)
 

1962-65 Vice-Chancellor, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur)
 
1965-68 Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Reading
 
1968-73

1973-77
Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Ghana

Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Benin, Nigeria

 

 

 

Offices held

President, Malayan Mathematical Society
Member, Assoc. of Southeast Asian Inst. Of Higher Learning
President, Mathematical Association of Ghana

 

 

Honours

Hon. Doctor of Laws (University of Malaya)
Hon. Member, University of Malaya Students' Union
Alumni Medal, Chicago University Alumni Association

Seri Maharaja Mangku Negara
Knight of the Order of the Thistle
Officer, Order of the British Empire

 

 

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