Final rectoring

May 31, 1996

The English are still not up to speed on the traditions of the ancient Scottish universities, which include a student-elected rector to chair the university court. The new rector of Glasgow University, One Foot In The Grave star Richard Wilson, was recently explaining to a Londoner that he was going to Glasgow for his rectorial installation. "My goodness," she said. "Can't you get that done in a London hospital?"

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