Photographic portrait of R Eric Wood

Scope and Content

Caption reads R. Eric Wood, MSc,FInstP. Honorary Fellow of the Polytechnic, 3rd December 1973'

Includes the information that R. Eric Wood was:

Principal of the Leicester Regional College of Teaching, 1953-1969; First Director of the City of Leicester Polytechnic,1969 to 1973.

Administrative / Biographical History

Wood was appointed Principal of Leicester Regional College of Technology in 1953. He was instrumental in bringing about the change in status to Polytechnic and became the first Director of City of Leicester Polytechnic in 1969 till 1973.

Related Material

Related material reference: GB 3071 D/054/15