Lord Douro, Dr Anthony Seldon and Professor Sir Rick Trainor (left-to-right)
Dr Anthony Seldon, Master of Wellington College and distinguished biographer and Professor David Cowan, Director of the Drug Control Centre, have received honorary fellowships of King’s College London at the College’s degree ceremonies.
Dr Anthony Seldon is an alumnus of King’s, Master of Wellington College and Professor of Education at the College of Teachers. A leading contributor to debates on educational policy, he is also the distinguished author of biographies on John Major and Tony Blair as well as books on Gordon Brown at Number 10, the Foreign Office and Downing Street.
Professor David Cowan has had a leading role in anti-doping science since the 1970s. He is Head of King’s Department of Forensic Science & Drug Monitoring and Director of the Drug Control Centre, which played a key role in drug-testing for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
More than 3,000 King’s graduates have attended one of the College’s four graduation ceremonies at the Barbican Centre, London, on 20, 27 and 28 January and 3 February.