DR. J. E. MYERS has been appointed principal of the Manchester College of Technology. He was educated at the Manchester Grammar School and at the University of Manchester, where he graduated with first-class honours in chemistry in 1910. Since that date, he has been continuously associated with University teaching and administration as lecturer in chemistry, secretary and tutor to the faculty of science and, more recently, assistant to the vice-chancellor in addition. He has represented the University on numerous bodies connected with higher education, and has been specially interested in student relations, graduate appointments, and the Work of the Joint Matriculation Board. He obtained the D.Sc. degree in 1917, and two years later was awarded the distinction of O. B. E. in recognition of scientific work carried out for the Government during the Great War.