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Scots trio to be honoured on St Andrew’s day

Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson, University of St Andrews Rector Andrew Neil and Commissioner for Public Appointments Dame Rennie Fritchie are to be awarded honorary degrees next month.

Principal’s installation

The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews will be officially installed later this week (Friday 27 April 2001).

Response to SHEFC funding announcement

The Scottish Higher Education Funding Council has announced allocations of £672M for 2001/02 to Scottish higher education institutions in a funding settlement which supports widening access, develops Scotland's knowledge base and boosts research infrastructure.

Principal welcomes new website

The Principal of the University of St Andrews will be presenting an award today to postgraduate student Tom Beddard for his design of a new homepage for the University website.

University names new Principal

The University of St Andrews has appointed Dr Brian Lang, formerly Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman of the British Library, to the post of Principal and Vice-Chancellor from January 1st 2001.