Council Nominations Committee


Terms of Reference and Membership 2017/18


1 To make 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.


2 To review criteria for appointments from time to time, having regard to Council policy.


3 To promote equality and diversity through its selection of nominations to Council.


4 To review the arrangements for developing future leaders to senior management roles.


Constitution and Membership 2017/18


Pro-Chancellors (ex officio)

Sarah J Turvill, Chair of Council (Chair)

Richard Atkins OBE

Dr Sarah Buck


Vice-Chancellor (ex officio)

Professor Sir Steve Smith


Provost and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (ex officio)

Professor Janice Kay


Registrar and Secretary (ex officio)

Mike Shore-Nye


An Independent Member (not necessarily a member of Council), to be elected by all members

of Council

Bettina Rigg


In attendance:

Deputy Registrar & Director of People Services and Global Partnerships

Jacqui Marshall


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.