Metropolitan follies

August 15, 2013

How can a university “outgrow” a name such as “Metropolitan” (Campus round-up, 8 August) and how does “Beckett” encompass anything wider? Do the leaders of Leeds Metropolitan University not have something better to think about? And what small fortune will it take to effect all the necessary changes when the new name (Leeds Beckett University) is adopted?

Anthony Ingleton

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