Honorary degrees

April 25, 1997

University of Sussex

DMus: John Tomlinson, opera singer.

LLD: Terry Whitney, former senior partner of the university's solicitors, Donne Mileham and Haddock.

University of the West of England

MA: Shaheen Shahzadi Chaudhry, founder of the South Bristol Muslim Women's Group, director of Maternity and Health Links, founder member and, for a period, chair of the Asian Women's Network Group, member of the Pakistant Women's Organisation, the London Maternity Alliance and the National Family Planning Association and Justice of the Peace.

University of Buckingham

DLitt: Bernard Ingham, chairman of Bernard Ingham Communications, chief press secretary to the prime minister (1979-90), member of the Press Complaints Commission, visiting fellow, University of Huddersfield, president of the British Franchise Association; Robert Skidelsky, professor of political economy at Warwick University.

LLD: Martin Jacomb, chairman of the British Council and the Prudential Corporation, director of the Bank of England (1985-95); Peter Crill, former bailiff of Jersey and president of the Court of Appeal Jersey (1986-95), judge Court of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey since 1986.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. For further information see NetGazette, at http://thesis.newsint.co.uk

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