New Dean of King's

King’s is delighted to announce that Revd Dr Jeremy Morris has been elected as the College's new Dean.

Dr Morris is currently Dean of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He is also Robert Runcie Fellow at Trinity Hall, Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge University, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

He studied Modern History at Balliol College, Oxford, and after a period in management returned to academia to read Theology at Clare College, Cambridge. He trained for the Anglican ministry at Westcott House and took his appointment at Trinity Hall in 2001.

He has published widely on European church history, Anglican theology and secularisation. He has balanced his academic interests with his commitments to the Church, and is currently a member of the Faith and Order Advisory Group of the Church of England and the Anglican-Old Catholic Co-ordinating Council.

The Provost of King's, Prof Ross Harrison, said: "I am very pleased that Jeremy and his family are joining us and I am very grateful to Trinity Hall, where I know he will be much missed, for allowing him to move from about the smallest college chapel in Cambridge to the largest."

The new Dean was elected last night (Tuesday 9 March) at a meeting of the College's Governing Body and will take up his appointment on 1 October 2010.

10 March 2010