University of Bath

Academic Staff Committee

The Academic Staff Committee makes decisions on behalf of Senate relating to the appointment and progression of staff in the Education and Research job family.

To consider and determine matters relating to the appointment and progression of staff in the Education & Research job family in accordance with the principles and framework agreed for the purpose by Senate. The main responsibilities of the committee in relation to pre-probation, probation and promotion.

Full responsibilities of the committee are detailed in the terms of reference.

Committee membership

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

    Name Position Term of Office
    Professor B J Morley Chair, Acting Vice-Chancellor ex-officio
    Professor P Lambert Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) A PVC nominated by the Vice-Chancellor (two of three) 2019
    Professor J Knight Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) A PVC nominated by Vice-Chancellor (two of three) 2019
    Professor C Frost Faculty of Science 2021
    Professor G McCusker Faculty of Science 2021
    Dr P McGuigan Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences 2021
    Professor H Rutter Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences 2021
    Professor S Perera Faculty of Engineering & Design 2021
    Professor R Gill Faculty of Engineering & Design 2021
    Professor S Pavelin School of Management 2021
    Professor J Swart School of Management 2021
    Professor K Edler Faculty of Science, Nominated by the VC 2019
    Professor D Stanton Fraser Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, Nominated by the VC 2019

    The following Officers routinely attend meetings of the committee:

    Name Position
    Mr R Brooks Director of Human Resources
    Ms F Blackmore HR Programme Officer (secretary)

Dates of meetings

    2018/19

    • 27/28 November 2018
    • 19 February 2019
    • 8/9 May 2019
    • 18/19 June 2019

    2017/18

    • 19/20 June 2018
    • 24/25 April 2018
    • 20 February 2018
    • 28/29 November 2017
    • 28/29 September 2017

    The minutes and summaries of meetings of Academic Staff 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 reasons why such information is exempt from publication). If you have any queries about the business conducted by the committee, please contact Fiona Blackmore.