The Senior Academic Appointments Committee
is a Joint Committee of Council and Senate. It is responsible for
considering vacancies for the roles of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor,
Dean and Head of School/Department and makes recommendations for
appointment to Council (via Senate in the case of Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Secretary to the Committee: If you would like further information about the Senior Academic Appointments Committee, please contact Clare Henderson (ext 3400, email email@example.com).
Terms of office expire on 31st July in the year stated.
|Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell||Vice-Chancellor, Chair||
|Mr P Freeman||Member of Council elected by Council||
|Mr K S Woodley||Member of Council elected by Council||
|Mr R Whorrod||Member of Council elected by Council||
|Professor R Eatwell||Member of Senate elected by Senate||
|Professor G McCusker||Member of Senate elected by Senate||
|Dr F Laughton||Member of Senate elected by Senate||
Terms of Reference
Approved by Council 17th May 2007.
1. In accordance with Statute 7.2, to consider and recommend to Council via Senate persons for appointment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
2. In accordance with Statute 8.1, to consider and recommend to Council persons for appointment as Dean and Head of School/Department.
Senior Academic Appointment Procedures
The following procedures were approved by Council on the recommendation of Senate on 23rd October 2008:
Procedure for the Appointment of a Deputy Vice Chancellor
Procedure for the Appointment of a Pro-Vice-Chancellor
Procedure for the Appointment of a Dean/Head of School
Procedure for the Appointment of Head of an Academic Department
Dates of Meetings
- Thursday 16th May 2013, 11.00am
- Thursday 28th February 2013, 11.00am
- Wednesday 14th November 2012, 2.15pm
The minutes and summaries of meetings of the Senior Academic Appointments Committee are not published here because they contain information which the University has declared will not be routinely published under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Further information about the Act (including the reasons why such information is exempt from publication) is available at http://www.bath.ac.uk/foi/faqs-staff-general.htm. If you have any queries about the business conducted by the Committee, please contact Clare Henderson (ext 3400, email firstname.lastname@example.org).
Membership: Governed by Ordinance 3. Holders of posts within the
remit of the Committee can serve as members of the Committee if
so elected by Council/Senate. This is permitted provided that such
postholders withdraw from the meeting for discussion of any appointment
for which they are recommended.
Appointment of Chair: The Vice-Chancellor takes the Chair (Ordinance 3.3).
Co-option: See Council Standing Orders 16(iv) and 16(v).
Alternates: See Council Standing Orders 17(ii) to (iv)
Quorum: One third of the membership (Council Standing Order 16(vi)).
Rules for voting: None specified.
Minutes: Submitted to Council and Senate.
Other Relevant Links/Reference
Job Description for Head of Department