shield logo University of Dundee department lozenge

6 September 2000

Sir Alan Langlands has taken up his post

photo of Sir Alan Langlands Sir Alan Langlands has taken up his post as Principal and Vice Chancellor at the University of Dundee after six years as the Chief Executive of the NHS Executive in England.

Giving his first impressions he said: "I am impressed by the strength and depth of the university. It has a very high quality and standard of teaching, world renowned research and enthusiastic students.

"The university also plays an important part in the commercial and cultural life of the city."

He went on: "I want to build on the current strengths right across the university's activities."

Glasgow-born Sir Alan succeeds Dr Ian Graham-Bryce who retired in August.

UoD Home Search /pressreleases/denis Links Disclaimer