Professor James Fraser CBE
Congratulations to our former principal and vice-chancellor who has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's birthday honours list for services to higher education in
Chair of the university court, Professor Matthew MacIver CBE, commented:
"James Fraser joined UHI Millennium Institute in 2002 and was instrumental in the achievement of taught degree awarding powers in 2008. This and the subsequent attainment of university title in 2011, and the new University of the Highlands and Islands, owed a great deal to his drive, diligence and meticulous attention to detail.
"Through his experience and leadership, James made a major contribution to the success of the university as an essential part of the social, cultural and economic infrastructure of the Highlands and Islands."