Organisation of the University

The University is governed primarily via the Council and the Senate, which are supported by various committees within the different services and colleges. On this site you can find details about the University's governance structure and decision-making processes and also find more information about the work of Council and other University committees.

Visitor

  • Her Majesty the Queen

Independent (Non-Executive) Officers

  • Lord Myners of Truro, CBE 
    The Chancellor is the chief ceremonial officer of the University and presides over occasions such as degree ceremonies.
  • Sarah J Turvill, LLB (Hons) (Exon) (Chair of Council) 
    The Chair of Council is the senior Independent (non-executive) officer of the University and is responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of the strategic, financial and physical management of the University.
  • Dr Sarah Buck OBE 
    Richard Atkins CBE
    Pro-Chancellors

Vice-Chancellor's Executive Group

The University is governed primarily via the Council and the Senate, which are supported by various committees within the different services and colleges. In this section you can find details about the University's governance structure and decision-making processes and also find more information about the work of Council and other University committees.