Building a reputation

September 24, 2004

If Glasgow University is contemplating any new building projects in the near future, its finance director may be getting nervous. Sir Muir Russell, Glasgow's principal, has been fingered as "technically" responsible for the fiasco of the Holyrood Parliament building's costs, which spiralled more than tenfold from £40 million to £431 million. Lord Fraser of Carmyllie concluded that there was no single villain of the piece, but lambasted civil servants rather than ministers, declaring: "Clearly the top man was Sir Muir Russell."

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments


Featured jobs