Stirling's Bell dies

May 2, 2003

Colin Bell, principal and vice-chancellor of Stirling University, died suddenly last week after collapsing in his office.

Professor Bell, 61, became Stirling's principal in September 2001 after three years as head of Bradford University. Professor Bell, a sociologist, had been chair of the Higher Education Funding Council for England's quality assessment committee and a member of the Quality Assurance Agency's degree-awarding powers committee.

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