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Tribute to the Reverend Dr Alwyn Roberts who has died

The Arts Council of Wales today expressed its sadness on hearing of the death of the Rev Dr Alwyn Roberts, former deputy vice-chancellor of Bangor University and former deputy Chair of the Arts Council of Wales. He was also Chair of the Capital Committee, Arts Council of Wales. 01 Aug 2018

Speaking today Phil George, Chair Arts Council of Wales:

"While the Law was Alwyn’s area of study during his student days, he had very wide interests and was also a renowned theologian and sociologist.

"As well as his tireless work for the Arts Council of Wales he contributed significantly to many other bodies, serving as a member of the BBC Broadcasting Council and holding the posts of Chair and President of the National Eisteddfod’s Court.

"The link between him and the University in Bangor extended over a period of fifty years and I know how much he appreciated the Honorary Fellowship awarded recently by the University.

"His loss will be keenly felt but he leaves a significant legacy to the national life of Wales."

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