CBE (23 July 1929 – 13 January 1998) was a British scholar and university administrator. He was
Vice-Chancellor of the
University of London from 1994-1997.
He was born in
Scotland and educated at the local school. He then attended
George Watson's College in
Edinburgh and then
Edinburgh University where he read English, graduating in 1951 with
first class honours.
National Service with the