Parting gift

January 26, 2007

Peter Knight, the long-standing former vice-chancellor of UCE Birmingham, looks to have sabotaged his desk prior to his successor taking office. While new vice-chancellor David Tidmarsh was being interviewed by a Times Higher reporter, a large chunk of plastic fell off. Peeps just hopes that the aeroplane Dr Knight is building in his retirement is more carefully put together.

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