Lofty ideals

July 4, 2013

In the 1960s, the University of Stirling’s first principal, the late Tom Cottrell, entertained us students at his new home on the beautiful campus. Perhaps his present-day successor Gerry McCormac will continue this civilised practice in his “Himalayan crag garden” (The week in higher education,  June).

Neil Macfarlane
Lowdham, Nottinghamshire

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