Professor Frank Rennie

Frank Rennie is the Assistant Principal (Research, Enterprise, and Development) of Lews Castle College. He is also Professor of Sustainable Rural Development. His qualifications include a BSc, PhD, and PGDip.

He has special research interests in rural and community development studies, particularly in terms of the impact information and communication technology (ICT) and online learning systems has on rural communities. He also specialises in the relationship between nature conservation and the development of human communities.

Frank is a founding president of the Scottish Crofters Union and a pioneer in the use of online education. He has had a particular involvement in capacity-building for university staff in several developing countries.