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David Puttnam

Lord Puttnam Celebrates 21st Birthday of Sunderland University

Lord Puttnam Celebrates 21st Birthday of Sunderland University

11 April, 2013

Lord Puttnam attended the "21 Years in Images Exhibition" at the college where he served as University Chancellor from 1997 until 2007. Lord Puttnam presided over a period of rapid growth of and change within the University and paid tribute to the city at the event:

"... there is one thing that has remained constant over the past 21 years. It’s the thing that first attracted me to Sunderland – and still does – and that is the university’s wonderful philosophy that everyone with talent, regardless of background, is afforded the opportunity to benefit from a higher education

Above: Lord Puttnam picture with Sunderland University Vice Chancellor Peter Fidler and Sunderland University Chancellor Steve Cram

 

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