Committee on the Office of Vice-Chancellor
The Committee on the Office of Vice-Chancellor is a Joint Committee of Council and Senate and is responsible for making recommendations to Council and Senate on the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Contact: If you would like further information about the Committee on the Office of Vice-Chancellor, please contact Mark Humphriss, ext 6212.
Terms of office expire on 31st July in the year stated.
|Name||Position||Term of Office|
|His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO||Chancellor||ex-officio|
|Mr T Sheppard||Chair of Council||ex-officio|
|Mr P Wyman||Member of Council elected by Council||2018|
|Mr P Troughton||Member of Council elected by Council||2017|
|Professor J Davenport||Member of Senate elected by Senate||2019|
|Professor B Morley||Member of Senate elected by Senate||2017|
|Professor J Knight||Member of Senate elected by Senate||2018|
The following Officer routinely attends meetings of the Committee:
|Mr M Humphriss||University Secretary|
Terms of Reference
Approved by Privy Council in 1966, Revised in 2009.
In accordance with Section 5.1 of the Statutes, the successors to the first Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Council after consideration of a report from a Joint Committee consisting of the Chancellor, Chair of Council and two other members of the Council and three members of the Senate; the Chair shall be appointed by the Chancellor.
- Appointment of Chair: Appointed by the Chancellor.
- Co-option: See Council Standing Orders 16(iv) and 16(v).
- Alternates: See Council Standing Order 17(iii) and 17(iv).
- Quorum: One third of the membership (Council Standing Order 16(vi)).
- Rules for voting: None specified.
- Minutes: Submitted to Council and Senate.