Andrew Nash

Biography of Andrew Nash

Andrew Nash
Andrew Nash

Professor Andrew Nash (1944-2010) was a graduate of the University. He was Clerk of Senate from 2002 until 31 July 2008. He held the post of Vice Principal (Learning and Teaching) from 2002 to 2004 and in 2008 he became the Pro-Vice Principal. He retired in September 2009.

Nash graduated BVMS from the University in 1967. Following graduation, he worked as a veterinary assistant in general practice in Ilfracombe, Devon. He returned to the University in 1973 as house physician in the Veterinary School. He was appointed Lecturer in 1975 and Senior Lecturer in 1985. He was awarded a PhD by the University in 1984.

Nash was appointed titular professor in the Department of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. This became a personal professorship of Small Animal Medicine in 1995. He was a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Recognised Specialist in small animal internal diseases from 1993 to 2002. He was Director of Glasgow Veterinary Hospital from 1993 to 1996 and spent time as the Vice-Dean for Student affairs and Director of Student Support Services, during which time he was a Senate Assessor.

Throughout his career, Andrew was committed to animal health and wellbeing; in 1969 he was the recipient of an RSPCA Humane Award, he was Honorary President of the Scottish Cat Club from 1990 until 1999, and from 1995 until 2003 he served on the board of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He is best known to the University community for his exemplary dedication and commitment as Clerk of Senate and Vice Principal.


Andrew Nash

Born 1944.
Died 2 November 2010.
University Link: Alumnus, Clerk of Senate, Lecturer, Professor, Vice-Principal
GU Degrees: BVMS, 1967; PhD, 1984;
Occupation categories: veterinarians
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Record last updated: 10th Dec 2010

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