Honorary Graduate, 9 July 2013 3pm - Dr Laurence Howard OBE

Posted by uatemp13 at Jul 08, 2013 03:50 PM |
Former Sub-Dean to Leicester’s Faculty of Medicine and Biological Sciences, appointed Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for the County of Rutland in 2003

After receiving his PhD in Neurophysiology from the University of Leicester in 1971, Laurence Howard was Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in Physiology. In 1990, Howard was appointed as Sub-Dean to the Medical School and then of the Faculty of Medicine and Biological Sciences, before his appointment as Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for the County of Rutland in 2003.

Laurence Howard has held a number of positions in public service, including chairman of the Central Council of Magistrates' Courts Committees, the Board of Visitors at HM Prison Stocken and Leicester Magistrates’ Association. He is, furthermore, a member of the Unified Courts Admin Board, President of Leicestershire and Rutland Headway, Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation and the Rutland Sinfonia, Honorary Air Commodore of 504 (County of Nottingham) Squadron, Honorary Fellow of University College Northampton, and Patron of Leicester Charity Link.

Dr Laurence Howard OBE will be presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at this week’s Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday 9 July 2013.