The Vice-Chancellor has been nominated for a Guardian University Award in the Inspiring Leader category.
Five candidates have been shortlisted by the Guardian’s expert judging panel, with the winner chosen by public vote.
The judges noted: “Professor Beer has worked very hard to champion issues of equity and inclusion, both in her academic work and in her various roles such as for the Race Equality Charter. She is a positive role model for many women academics.”
The Vice-Chancellor is honoured to be nominated for the award.
The full shortlist of nominees for Inspiring Leader 2017 is below.
- Professor Janet Beer, Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool
- Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge
- Martin Eve, Professor of Literature, Birkbeck University
- Professor Chris Husbands, Vice-Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University
- Karma Nabulsi, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford
Find out more and vote here on the Guardian University Awards website:
Voting closes on Sunday, 12 March at midnight.