The TV presenter Gabby Logan has been installed as the first Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University.
Gabby, who attended a special ceremony in Horsforth, was chosen because she's a local girl who's become an inspirational figure.
TV presenter Gabby Logan says it's a huge honour to be installed as the first Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University.
She took on the role at a special ceremony on the University campus at Horsforth today. The University says it chose Gabby because she was born in Leeds and is an inspirational figure in the worlds of sport and journalism.
Gaby Logan was officially installed as the new Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University this lunchtime. The TV presenter from the city becomes the first chancellor of Leeds' newest university.
When TV presenter Gaby Logan in installed as the new Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University later, she will wear a bespoke gown made especially for the event which used designers and materials from the city.
The design has been kept secret until now. Michael Billington found out last month how it was made.
TV presenter Gabby Logan will be installed as the Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University later this morning. Gabby was born in Leeds and went to school in the city
Fresh from winning the new Saturday night TV ratings battle Gabby Logan was back in her native Yorkshire today to accept her latest honour.
Gabby dipped her toes in the water on ITV1 at the weekend by hosting Splash, but this afternoon she was unveiled as the first Chancellor of the new Leeds Trinity University and held a masterclass for some of the media students in the university's own TV studio.
Duncan Wood caught up with her.