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Malcolm Foley

Malcolm is a former Vice Principal and Executive Dean of Business at University of the West of Scotland (UWS). He also held a Personal Chair as Professor of Leisure and Culture both at UWS and formerly at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). Having retired from UWS in 2018, he was awarded the title of Professor Emeritus by the University Senate. His previous roles were at Glasgow Caledonian University, Queens College, Moray House College of Education, Dunfermline College of Physical Education and the University of Edinburgh. He holds a Masters degree in Social and Public Policy. 

 

During his 9 years at UWS he had overall Executive leadership responsibilities for all learning and teaching activities, widening access, developing opportunities for students of Colleges to enter the University and for community and political engagement. Throughout his career, he has advocated work-based and workplace learning, widespread recognition of acquired credit in Higher Education qualifications and quality enhancement via innovative learning opportunities. 

 

Malcolm lives near Dumfries and is also Chair of the Dumfries and Galloway Tackling Poverty and Inequalities Partnership. 

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