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Writer Bonnie Greer to be installed as Kingston University chancellor
Chicago-born writer and critic Bonnie Greer will be installed as chancellor of Kingston University at a ceremony this evening.
Ms Greer was appointed to the role in March and said it was “a great honour”.
She will also be awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of her writing.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg said: “Bonnie Greer is someone who has shown leadership in the arts, is passionate about the sciences and has made a stand for the power of free speech and civilised argument.”
Ms Greer has said her priorities in the role will include getting more women into science.
Bonnie Greer’s top tweets
- Must put on my ruby slippers for inauguration today as Chancellor of @KingstonUni Very proud to follow Sir Peter Hall. Will do my best.
- I always talk to taxi drivers -old NYC habit. My driver, a #Tory , is voting for #Labour:"Miliband can't run my bath but he looks honest."
- #Gove is the worst Education Sec. the UK has ever had. He is an arrogant, pedantic ideologue & the main reason that the #Tories must go.
- "..must not forget God created us equal" That's #Putin, head of one of the worst places on earth to be LGBT etc
- Dont have anything against Cam personally.Just think that he should be sent back to Oxfordshire post haste to one of his country suppers .
- Paralympian volleyball champion inspires children with disabilities
- Kidney transplant man to meet the people who saved his life 40 years on
- Hospital's christmas lights go on accompanied by choir of schoolchildren
- Give the greatest gift this Christmas: Help Guide Dogs UK to change lives
- Unsung hero: PTA fundraiser with a bit of give and bake
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