David is also a Senior Lecturer in Ancient History within the School of European Cultures and Languages.
Completing his MA in Ancient History at Oxford, David joined the University in 1976, with his research and teaching interests in ancient Greek and Roman history and particularly in the late Roman Republic and the early Empire, with expert knowledge of Roman banking and fiscal policy. David was appointed Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor in 2006, and whilst this is now his main role in the University, he still continues with some undergraduate teaching.
The following members of staff report to David Nightingale:
- Academic Registrar
- Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
Dr. Simon Kirchin
- Dean of the Faculty of Sciences
Professor Mark Burchell
- Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences
- Dean of KentHealth
Dr Peter Nicholls
- Dean for Medway
Prof Nick Grief
- Dean for Europe
Prof Roger Vickerman
Responsibilities include institutional planning, overall academic provision of the university, including student recruitment and the University’s engagements with schools and colleges in Kent and Medway, Medway Campus, KentHealth and International Development
David Nightingale is also the Equality and Diversity Champion for Race and Ethnicity.
He was formerly Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor.