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MUHAMMAD YUNUS CHANCELLOR OF GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 417: tabled on 16 July 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the news that Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunas is to be appointed Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University; congratulates the university on the appointment of the world thought leader in social business and international anti-poverty campaigner to the role; recognises that he already has a well-established working partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University through the Grameen Scotland Foundation and Yunas Centre; notes that Professor Yunus succeeds Lord Macdonald of Tradeston, who has completed a distinguished five-year term of office; and further recognises the world class strengths of the higher education sector in both Scotland and the UK.