19th August 2004

 

HONOUR FOR FORMER COLLEGE PRINCIPAL

 

The former Principal of Hull College is be honoured for his work in education by the University of Lincoln next month.

 

Trevor Jameson, who stood down as Principal of the college this year, will attend the University of Lincoln’s undergraduate awards ceremony on the afternoon of Wednesday 8th September to receive a Doctorate of Arts.

 

Mr Jameson will be honoured on the same day as Martin Lambie-Nairn – designer of some of the best known identities and logos on TV – also receives an honorary Doctorate of Arts from the university.

 

Mr Lambie-Nairn will attend the first Hull awards ceremony at Hull City Hall at 11.30am on 8th September while Mr Jameson will attend the second ceremony at 2.30pm on the same day.

 

Mr Jameson took the reins of Hull College in 2001 after a career in accountancy and finance which took him to a number of major companies including Price Waterhouse, Ernst & Young, Metal Box and Associated British Ports.

 

He first joined the college in 1998 as Deputy Principal before taking over as Principal from Lesley Agar in 2001.

 

“The University of Lincoln is a close strategic partner of Hull College and we are pleased to recognise the excellent work Mr Jameson has undertaken in his role as Principal,” said a university spokesman.

 

“In recent years the college has benefited from a number of major new investments and student numbers have risen under his leadership.”

 

Martin Lambie-Nairn (see separate press release) created the long-running satirical TV series ‘Spitting Image’ and runs the design agency Lambie-Nairn which has been responsible for TV identities including BBC1, BBC2 and Channel 4.

 

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Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

01522 886042                         jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

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