University of Leeds

Past Presidents

 

Although the presidential term ran according to the academic year rather than the calendar year only from the start of the 1939/40 session, the terms of office have been listed by academic year for ease of reference.

 

1924/25 - 1927/28 Mrs Helena Baillie

1928/29 – 1929/30 Mrs Marion Priestley

1930/31 - 1931/32 Mrs Marguerite Grist

1932/33 - 1933/34 Mrs Dorothy Usher

1934/35 - 1936/37 Mrs Katherine Whidddington

1937/38 Mrs Gladys King

1938/39 - 1940/41 Mrs Kate Turberville

1941/42 - 1942/43 Mrs Marion Priestley

1943/44 - 1944/45 Dr Clara Stewart

1945/46 - 1946/47 Mrs Evelyn Smith

1947/48 - 1948/49 Mrs Dorothy Spaul

1949/50 - 1950/51 Mrs Esther Challenger

1951/52 - 1952/53 Mrs Hilda Shimmin

1953/54 - 1954/55 Mrs Dorothy Tunbridge

1955/56 - 1956/57 Miss Brenda Carey

1957/58 - 1958/59 Mrs Joan Orton

1959/60 - 1960/61 Mrs Mary Pyrah

1961/62 - 1962/63 Mrs Jessie Bibby

1963/64 - 1964/65 Mrs Betty Loach

1965/66 - 1966/67 Mrs Mary Roberts

1966/67 – 1967/68 Mrs Heather Stoner

1967/68 - 1968/69 Mrs Edna Williamson

Start of one year term of office

 1969/70 Mrs Betty Henson

1970/71 Mrs Kathleen (Kitty) Spiers

1971/72 Mrs Mary Whewell

1972/73 Mrs Margaret Belton

1973/74 Mrs Lillian Agar

1974/75 Mrs Ida Cork

1975/76 Mrs Kate Lythgoe

1976/77 Mrs Lilias Byrn

1977/78 Mrs Mary Wood

1978/79 Mrs Joan Brown

1979/80 Mrs Edith Clark

1980/81 Mrs Marjorie Sledge

1981/82 Mrs Sybille Cole

1982/83 Mrs Barbara Dugdale

1983/84 Mrs Jill Dilks

1984/85 Mrs Muriel Hope

1985/86 Mrs Kirsten Greenwood

1986/87 Mrs Mary Forster

1987/88 Mrs Freda Hullin

1988/89 Mrs Eunice Soul

1989/90 Mrs Marjorie Robinson

1990/91 Mrs Eileen Ellis

1991/92 Mrs Joan Macdonald

1992/93 Mrs Brenda Reynolds

1993/94 Mrs Margaret Bradbury

1994/95 Mrs Margaret Williams

1995/96 Mrs Margaret Hartley

1996/97 Mrs Jayne Buckler

1997/98 Mrs Joan Rose

1998/99 Mrs Gwynneth Owen

1999/2000 Miss Maureen Ross

2000/01 Mrs Jayne Buckler

2001/02 Mrs Mary Donovan

2002/03 Mrs Juliet Sleeman

2003/04 Miss Jillian Rennie

2004/05 Mrs Mary Lance

2005/06 Mrs Janet Sunderland

2006/07 Mrs Elizabeth Gibbs

2007/08 Mrs Siân Batchelder

2008/09 Mrs Mary Henderson

2009/10 Mrs Gillian Roche

2010/11 Mrs Gillian Moore

2011/12 Mrs Gillian Lydon

2012/13 Mrs Gillie Andrews

2013/14 Mrs. Moira Wallace

2014/15 Mrs. Moira Wallace

2015/17 Mrs. Carole Tabbron