On This Day: 22nd of April
On this day in 1893:
Women's Votes at Rectorial Elections
The clerk reported to the Senate the opinion of a committee appointed to consider whether women students were entitled to vote in Rectorial elections. The committee members agreed that women who were matriculated students at the time of an election were entitled to vote.
On this day in 1924:
First international student to obtain a PhD from the University
Ivan Lorin George Sutherland, born in New Zealand, graduated PhD from the University on 22 April 1924, making him the first international student to obtain a PhD at the University of Glasgow.
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