The Chancellor is the highest ranking Master at the University. The Chancellor presides over admission interviews, meetings, and tribunals and is tasked with maintaining order. It is currently unknown how a new Chancellor is chosen, however, it is likely done by a majority vote, as evident when Arthur Herma falls ill and Jasom Hemme is made Chancellor in his stead.
Jasom Hemme was the Master Rhetorician during Kvothe's time at the University. When Arthur Herma falls ill, Jasom Hemme is appointed the new Chancellor.
- The Name of the Wind, Chapter 44, "The Burning Glass"