Kathleen MacIver

Kathleen MacIver was the first woman to chair a department at the University of St Andrews. Despite facing prevailing negative attitudes, she was highly successful in her role and went on to have other prominent positions within the University. MacIver inspired a generation of women to pursue careers in academia; she was proudly focused on academic accessibility throughout her career. As master, she brought a diversity of perspective to senior decision-making that helped make St Andrews a more inclusive place for students and staff alike. 

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