A legacy gift to Write the Next Chapter
In 2019 Exeter College received a legacy gift from lawyer, author and university professor Philip Pettit, who sadly died in November 2017. The first of three generations to study at Exeter College, it was Philip’s wish that Exeter should...
Plans for restoration of College Library formally approved
We are delighted to announce that Exeter College is moving ahead with plans to restore and renovate its 19th century Library, adapting it to meet 21st century study needs while preserving its much-loved appearance and character.
The Architecture of Exeter College Library
"The library, as it stands, is, I think, one of Scott’s most significant works. I think what’s striking about it is actually it still has much of the grandeur in its upper reading room, which is an incredible vaulted interior."
Why I gave to the Library – Tim Ashley
"I honestly feel that there has never been a better or more important time to make this sort of gesture. For me it has passed from being a hypothetical possibility to being an absolute obligation."