Our President in 1981/82 was:

Professor R. J. Adam

He proposed the Toast to Sir Walter at our 74th Annual Dinner on Friday 5th March 1982 in The North British Hotel, Edinburgh

Read the text of his address here

Professor Robert James Adam was educated in Sutherland before going to the Edinburgh Academy and Trinity College, Oxford. A mediaeval historian by profession, he has taught at Southampton and Glasgow University, and was also Professor of Social History at St. Andrews. As Paul MacTyre, he has published a number of light novels.