University of Bath

Senate Effectiveness Review 2019/20

Reviewing the effectiveness of Senate

Senate is undertaking a review of its effectiveness. It has set up a review steering group, and appointed an external chair:


    Name Position
    Professor Rebecca Lingwood Provost of Brunel University London (Chair)
    Professor Julie Barnett Senate member
    Professor David Bird Senate member
    Dr Rob Branston Senate member
    Professor Andrew Heath Academic Director of Centre for Learning & Teaching
    Professor Richard Joiner Chair, Director of Studies Forum
    Professor Robert Kelsh Chair, Academic Assembly Accountability & Transparency working group
    Ruqia Osman Students' Union Education Officer
    Kate Robinson Senate member
    Dr Jane White Chair of Academic Assembly
    Angela Pater Secretary, Deputy Director (Academic Governance & Compliance)


Steering Group Meeting Dates:

    26 July 2019

    6 September 2019

    10 October 2019

    The group aims to report to Senate in Spring 2020.


    • A survey and focus groups are being planned for the autumn.
    • Updates from the work of the Steering Group will appear here.