Patricia Bowen-West

Administrative / Biographical History

A former student of Bedford Physical Training College (1943-1946), Patricia Bowen-West (b.1926) was appointed Principal in 1971. Following the merger in 1976 of Bedford College of Physical Education with Bedford Training College and Mander College of Further Education to become the Bedford College of Higher Education, Bowen-West became Deputy Director. She retired from Bedford College of Higher Education in 1986.