Statutory Bodies and Committees

Convocation

The Convocation is the statutory body representing the interests of the graduates of the University.

Secretary to the Committee: If you would like further information about Convocation, please contact Mark Pender, ext 5398.

Membership

Terms of office expire on 31st July in the year stated.

His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO Chancellor
ex-officio
Baroness J Royall Pro-Chancellor
ex-officio
Sir J Horn-Smith Pro-Chancellor
ex-officio
Mr P Troughton Pro-Chancellor
ex-officio
Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell President and Vice-Chancellor
ex-officio
Mr P Wyman Treasurer
ex-officio
Professor B Morley Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost
ex-officio
Professor P Lambert Pro-Vice-Chancellor
ex-officio
Professor J Knight Pro-Vice-Chancellor
ex-officio
Professor C Grant Pro-Vice-Chancellor
ex-officio
Professor G Hawley Chair of Faculty of Engineering & Design Board of Studies
ex-officio
Professor D Bird Chair of Faculty of Science Board of Studies
ex-officio
Professor V Hope Hailey Chair of School of Management Board of Studies
ex-officio
Professor I Butler Chair of Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Board of Studies
ex-officio
Mr M Humphriss      University Secretary
ex-officio
Ms K Robinson Librarian
ex-officio
Dr A Salo Chair of Academic Assembly
ex-officio

The Graduates of the University registered in pursuance of the Ordinances.

Such other persons holding office in the University as may be invited to membership by the Convocation.

Appointment of members of council and court by convocation: invitation for expression of interest

Terms of Reference

Approved by the Privy Council in 1966.

In accordance with Section 23.3 of the Statutes, the Convocation shall have the power to discuss and declare an opinion on any matter which may be referred to it by the Court, the Council or the Senate or on any other matter affecting the University and to report its views on such matters to the Court, the Council or the Senate as may be appropriate.

Procedural Rules

Appointment of Chair: The Chair of Convocation shall be the Chancellor or, in the Chancellor's absence, the senior Pro-Chancellor.
Co-option: None specified.
Alternates: None specified.
Quorum: 25 members (Section 28.1 of the Statutes).
Rules for voting: None specified.
Minutes: Submitted to Council.

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