Past and present Principals, Chairmen, Honorary Treasurers and Secretaries brought together for Centenary Lunch
Posted on: 13 September, 2019
Anecdotes were shared and glasses clinked as past and present Principals, Chairmen, Honorary Treasurers and Secretaries came together for a special Centenary Lunch today.
The key men and women, comprising more than 90 years’ service between them to date, who have driven the institution’s forward trajectory over the past half-century, were joined by their partners for the meal at UCEM’s Reading-based Horizons HQ.
After lunch, the group made the short trip across to Reading Museum to take in UCEM’s centenary exhibition which opened this week.
Below is the list of UCEM attendees with their title and years of service:
Peter Huntsman 1981-1992
Peter Goodacre 1992-2006
Ann Heywood 2007-2013
Ashley Wheaton 2013-present
James Offen 1985-1990
Delva Patman 2008-2014
Vice Chair (a new role)
Stephen Jackson 2019-present
Barry Woodman 2003-2010
Simon Kolesar 2010-2016
David Larkin 2016-2018
University College Secretaries
Dennis Tucker 1973-1990
Peter Galloway 1990-2003
Jane Fawkes 2016-present
UCEM Deputy Principal, Jane Fawkes, commented: “I was delighted that so many of the institution’s leaders from the past 50 years were able to join us today to celebrate UCEM’s centenary. The lunch truly was a moment in time and a chance to bring key figures from UCEM’s past into the present and acknowledge their part in the institution’s journey to 100 years.
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