Principal's reforms

25th December 1998 at 00:00
The New principal of Glasgow Caledonian University has acted to democratise the management structure, following a damning report into allegations of wrongdoing made by a former lecturer.

The reforms include an improved staff complaints procedure and more openness among senior officials and the university's governing bodies.

Dr Ian Johnston, launching an action plan to set the university on a fresh course, also said that an appeal was likely against an industrial tribunal ruling that his dismissed predecessor, Stan Mason, should be reinstated.

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