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Academic Resourcing Committee

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Membership 2017/18

Chair (the Provost or Pro-Vice-Chancellor, acting on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor and President)

Professor Christine Ennew

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Christopher Hughes

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement)

Professor Simon Swain

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Professor Pam Thomas

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Director of Quality Assurance and Enhancement

Professor David Lamburn

The Chairs of the Boards of the Faculties:

Professor Penny Roberts (Arts)

Professor Aileen Clarke (Medicine)

Professor Michael Shipman (Science)

Professor Matthew Nudds (Social Sciences)

Four members of the Senate, one from each Faculty:

Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes (Arts)

Professor Sudhesh Kumar (Medicine)

Professor David Leadley (Science)

Professor Andrew Lockett (Social Sciences)

In Attendance

Finance Director
Deputy Finance Director (Department Services)
Head of Finance Departmental Services Team (ARC)
Academic Registrar (Secretary)
HR Engagement Director
Senior Assistant Registrar, Strategy and Policy (vice Director of Strategic Planning and Analytics)
Director of Research and Impact Services

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Terms of Reference

(1) To allocate departmental budgets for the support of academic activities within the overall envelope of funding for non-devolved departments allocated to the Committee each year and within the context of the University’s strategic goals and priorities.

(2) To monitor income and expenditure and achievement of plans by departments.

(3) To operate incentive schemes, including in relation to the recruitment of students and the pursuit of research grants and contracts.

(4) To consider bids for the establishment of new posts in the University in departments and academic service areas with non-devolved budgets against development funds voted for the Committee and/or savings created by the non-filling of vacancies.

(5) To consider bids to fill vacancies created in non-devolved departments and non-devolved academic service areas by retirement, resignation, etc.

(6) To recommend admissions targets for degree programmes to the Senate within overall planning targets set by the Steering Committee.

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Reporting Structure

The Academic Resourcing Committee reports to the Senate and to the Council via the Finance and General Purposes Committee.

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

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Secretary: Roberta Wooldridge Smith (Acting Academic Registrar)

Assistant Secretary: TBC (Director of Strategic Planning & Analytics)

Papers for consideration by the Academic Resourcing Committee should be submitted to the Secretary one week in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered (ARCAdministrators at warwick dot ac dot uk).

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Dates of meetings of the Academic Resourcing Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

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