The Proctor assumes responsibility for areas of the University related to learning and teaching. Responsibilities of the Proctor include:
- Oversight and development of the University's teaching and learning strategy.
- Development and management of internal practices and policies related to learning and teaching.
- Oversight of regulations, policy, student business, extra-curricular training and supervision of postgraduate research matters.
- Managerial responsibility for Student Services.
- Managerial responsibility for the Chaplaincy.
- Managerial responsibility for the Students' Association.
- Management of the Principal's Medal for Outstanding Endeavour and Achievement.
Professor Lorna Milne
The current (Vice-Principal) Proctor is Professor Lorna Milne. She has been Proctor since 2011.
After completing an MA (Honours) in French at the University of St Andrews, Lorna Milne joined HM Diplomatic Service, working in London and East Berlin before returning to academia and a PhD at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her research and teaching focus on modern and contemporary French literature, with a particular interest in the French Antilles. She holds the rank of Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques for her work in French Studies. Since Professor Milne came to St Andrews as a lecturer in 1996 she has held various administrative roles including Dean of Arts (2006 – 2009).
The Proctor’s office can be found at: