Compiled by Terry Kilburn
Third Honorary Degree
Following on from the Honorary Doctorates conferred in 1993 by the University of Newcastle and in 1995 by the University of Leeds, Mark is to receive a third Honorary Doctorate of Music. The degree is to be bestowed by the University of Sunderland in recognition of his “outstanding achievements in the field of music.” You can read more on the University of Sunderland website.
Update – 13th July 2007
The Honorary Doctorate was conferred at an academic awards ceremony held at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on the 11th of July.