Council Nominations Committee

Terms of Reference and Membership 2016/17

Terms of Reference

i)      Making recommendations to Council for:

a)     the nomination of the Chancellor;

b)     the nomination of the Pro-Chancellors under Class I of Council membership;

c)     the nomination of the Chair of Council;

d)     nominations for the places under Class II of Council membership;

e)     nominations to Council committees and joint committees with Senate.

f)      nominations to Trusts associated with the University.

ii)     Reviewing criteria for appointments from time to time, having regard to Council policy.

iii)    Promoting equality and diversity through its selection of nominations to Council.

iv)    Reviewing the arrangements for developing future leaders to senior management roles.


Constitution and Membership 2016/17

Pro-Chancellors (ex officio)
Sarah J Turvill, Chair of Council (Chair)
Dr Sarah Buck OBE
Richard Hughes

Vice-Chancellor (ex officio) 
Professor Sir Steve Smith

Provost and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (ex officio)
Professor Janice Kay

An independent member (not necessarily a member of Council), to be elected by all members of Council
Bettina Rigg

Alumnae representation following dissolution of Convocation
The Chair of Council is an alumna and will therefore provide the Alumni Network Group and alumnae representation agreed with Convocation previously.