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1.10 Faculty Advisory Boards

Advisory Board of the Faculty of Arts

The operation of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Arts has been suspended until further notice.


A Chair, normally a lay member of the Council, appointed by the Council in consultation with the Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Arts.  
The Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Arts.  
Up to four members of the academic staff of the University drawn from the Faculty of Arts and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Arts.  
Up to twenty external members, of whom normally not more than three shall be academic members of staff from an external institution, appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Arts. The remaining members shall be drawn from business and the community and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Arts.

 

  1. The Advisory Board will normally meet no more than twice in each academic year.

  2. The Advisory Board will be serviced by the Secretary to the Faculty Board.

  3. Members of each Advisory Board will be appointed for the renewable periods of three years commencing on 1 October.

  4. The Vice-Chancellor will extend invitations to the proposed external members of the Advisory Board.

Terms of Reference

  1. To maintain a broad oversight of the activities of the Faculty in both national and international contexts.

  2. To promote mutually beneficial relationships between the Faculty and the wider community, so as to encourage the exchange of people and ideas.

  3. To provide external advice and support in developing the strategic direction of the Faculty across the range of its activities.

  4. To strengthen the Faculty’s strategic position in developing funding opportunities.

  5. To promote the work of the Faculty externally.

  6. To contribute to strengthening the Faculty’s links with international, national and local organisations of relevance to its activities and to foster interdisciplinary research both within the Faculty and with external partners.

  7. To inform the development and marketing of undergraduate and postgraduate courses by maintaining a dialogue between the Faculty and the wider community.

  8. To submit a report on an annual basis, or more frequently if appropriate, through the Vice-Chancellor, and concurrently to the Board of the Faculty of Arts on the Advisory Board’s views on the strategic development of the Faculty and its activities.

Advisory Board of the Faculty of Medicine

A Chair who will be external to the University and appointed by the Council in consultation with the Chair of the Faculty Board Professor Dame Nicky Cullum (2018)
The Chair of the Faculty Board ex officio Professor Peter Winstanley
Up to four members of the academic staff of the University drawn from the Faculty of Medicine and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Faculty Board.

Professor Mohan Balasubramanian (2017)
Professor Sudhesh Kumar (2016)
Professor Jane Barlow (2016)
Professor Lesley Roberts (2017)

Up to twenty external members, of whom normally not more than three shall be academic members of staff from an external institution, appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Medicine. The remaining members shall be drawn from business and the community and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty Board.
Ms Jacky Billings (2015)
Professor Tom Burns (2017)
Mr Bal Claire (2017)
Mr Andy Hardy (2016)
Professor Janet Hemingway (2018)
Professor Phil Ingham (2017)
Professor Parveen Kumar (2016)
Professor Daniel Louvard (2017)
Mr Philip Norman (2018)
Mr Michael Seres (2017)
Ms Samantha Tubb (2016)
Up to two co-opted members of the academic staff of the University drawn from the Faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, or Science and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Faculty Board.

Professor Tim Jones (2017)
Professor David Rand (2017)

  1. The Advisory Board will normally meet no more than twice in each academic year.

  2. The Advisory Board will be serviced by the Secretary to the Board of the Faculty of Medicine.

  3. Members of each Advisory Board will be appointed for renewable periods of three years commencing on 1 October.

  4. The Vice-Chancellor will extend invitations to the proposed external members of the Advisory Board.

    The Group will submit a report on an annual basis, or more frequently if appropriate, for consideration by the Vice-Chancellor, and concurrently to the Board of the Faculty of Medicine on the Advisory Board’s view on the strategic development of the Faculty and its activities.

Terms of Reference of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Medicine

  1. To maintain a broad oversight of the activities of the Faculty in both national and international contexts.

  2. To promote mutually beneficial relationships between the Faculty and the wider community, so as to encourage the exchange of people and ideas.

  3. To provide external advice and support in developing the strategic direction of the Faculty across the range of its activities.

  4. To strengthen the Faculty’s strategic position in developing funding opportunities.

  5. To promote the work of the Faculty externally.

  6. To contribute to strengthening the Faculty’s links with international, national and local organisations of relevance to its activities and to foster interdisciplinary research both within the Faculty and with external partners

     

Advisory Board of the Faculty of Science

The operation of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Science has been suspended until further notice.

A Chair, normally a lay member of the Council, appointed by the Council in consultation with the Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Science.  
The Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Science  
Up to four members of the academic staff of the University drawn from the Faculty of Science and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Science.  
Up to twenty external members, of whom normally not more than three shall be academic members of staff from an external institution, appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Science. The remaining members shall be drawn from business and the community and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Science.


  1. The Advisory Board will normally meet no more than three times in each academic year.

  2. The Advisory Board will be serviced by the Secretary to the Faculty Board.

  3. Members of each Advisory Board will be appointed for the renewable periods of three years commencing on 1 October.

  4. The Vice-Chancellor will extend invitations to the proposed external members of the Advisory Board.

Terms of Reference

  1. To take a strategic view of the work of the Faculty in both its national and international context.

  2. To promote the development of mutually beneficial relationships between business, industry, the community, other universities and the Faculty so as to encourage the exchange of people and ideas.

  3. To offer support and advice to the Faculty on issues relevant to its activities and future development, and to promote best practice within the Faculty.

  4. To strengthen the Faculty's strategic position in developing funding opportunities.

  5. To foster interdisciplinary research and development both within the Faculty and with external partners.

  6. To inform the development and marketing of undergraduate and professional development programmes by maintaining a dialogue between business and industry and the Faculty.

  7. To engage with the Faculty and its members to explore issues relating to the strategic agenda of the Faculty.

  8. To provide an input from the Faculty to the University strategy through the University Council.

  9. To submit a report on an annual basis, or more frequently if appropriate, for consideration by the Council, through the Vice-Chancellor, and concurrently to the Board of the Faculty of Science, on the Advisory Board's view on the strategic development of the Faculty and its activities.

Advisory Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences

The operation of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences has been suspended until further notice.

A Chair, normally a lay member of the Council, appointed by the Council in consultation with the Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences  
The Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences  
Up to four members of the academic staff of the University drawn from the Faculty of Social Sciences and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences  
Up to twenty external members, of whom normally not more than three shall be academic members of staff from an external institution, appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The remaining members shall be drawn from business and the community and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences  
  1. The Advisory Board will normally meet no more than twice in each academic year.

  2. The Advisory Board will be serviced by the Secretary to the Faculty Board.

  3. Members of each Advisory Board will be appointed for the renewable periods of three years commencing on 1 October.

  4. The Vice-Chancellor will extend invitations to the proposed external members of the Advisory Board.

Terms of Reference

  1. To take a view of the work of the Faculty within the context of the national and international profile of the academic disciplines represented and to provide external support, counsel and expertise in developing the strategic direction of the Faculty of Social Sciences across the range of its activities

  2. To advise the Faculty on developing a strategy for increasing research grant income

  3. To advise the Faculty on developing a fundraising strategy

  4. To provide advice on cross-cutting academic developments

  5. To provide a link for the Faculty to the development of University strategy by the University Council.

  6. To provide advice on the introduction and development of new courses in the academic disciplines represented within the Faculty

  7. To provide advice on the introduction and development of an ICT strategy for the Faculty

  8. To contribute to the development of a Human Resources strategy for the Faculty, focusing on how to attract and retain high calibre staff

  9. To enhance the profile of the Faculty outside the University and develop strong corporate, institutional and governmental relationships

  10. To advise the Faculty on fostering its links with the community

  11. To advise the Faculty on increasing diversity among employees and its student body.

  12. To submit a report on an annual basis, or more frequently if appropriate, for consideration by the Council, through the Vice-Chancellor, and concurrently to the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences, on the Advisory Board's view on the strategic development of the Faculty and its activities.