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Membership 2019/20 - will be updated for 2020/21 following approval at the Council meeting on 14 October 2020 

A Senior Professor of the University (Chair), to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Peter Scott

A member of Academic staff, to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor Dr Rosie Dias

Two independent members with expertise in the area, appointed by the Council, one of whom may also be a serving independent member of the Council

Penny Egan
Mel Lloyd-Smith
Michael Irvine

One Student representative, nominated by the Students’ Union

Alice Churm

A representative of Professional Services Staff (Estates)

James Breckon

Up to two co-opted members for “young talent” or arts apprentices related to City of Culture 2021


In Attendance

Deputy Curator (University of Warwick Art Collection)

Terms of Reference

(a) To be responsible to the Council for the management of the University’s Collection of Works of Art and for its development.

(b) To approve a Collection management plan and to receive reports and recommendations on its implementation and review.

(c) To approve, for submission to the Council, an annual report from the Curator on the Collection.

(d) To approve the formal accession of new work into the existing collection.

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Reporting Structure

The Art Collection Committee reports to the Council.

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretary: Katie Klaassen, Impact Officer (Arts) (Research and Impact Services) (k dot klaassen at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext: 24520)

Assistant Secretary: TBC

Papers for consideration by the Art Collection Committee should be submitted to the Secretary two weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered.

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Dates of meetings of the Art Collection Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

The Timetable is published and updated online and should be referred to when verifying arrangements through the academic year.

Click here to access Annual Reports of previous meetings.

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