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1 March 2004

Lorraine is Dundee's new Rector

Lorraine Kelly is the new Rector of the University of Dundee. The result was announced this evening (Friday 27 February).

Lorraine beat Lesley Riddoch and David Shayler to the post of Rector. She will hold office for three years representing the students on University Court.

The inauguration ceremony and "drag" will take place later this Spring. Lorraine succeeds Fred MacAulay as the Rector of the University of Dundee.

President of the Students' Association Chris Bustin said: "We are delighted that Lorraine won the election and we are confident that she will be an excellent representative for our students.

By Jenny Marra, Head of Press 01382 344910, out of hours: 07968298585,