Press release

MillionPlus welcomes the appointment of Justine Greening MP as Education Secretary

14 Jul 2016

MillionPlus, the Association for Modern Universities has today welcomed the appointment of Justine Greening MP as Education Secretary.

Professor Dave Phoenix, Chair of MillionPlus and Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University, said:

“The return of higher education and skills to the Department for Education heralds a new era. As modern universities which trade globally with excellent research, a strong focus on professional courses and social mobility we are looking forward to working with Justine Greening and send our warm congratulations on her appointment.”


Notes to editors

  1. MillionPlus is the Association for Modern Universities. More information can be found at
  2. For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact Dan Blows on 020 7717 1658 or email