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Membership 2023/24

The Provost acting on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor and President (Chair)

Professor Emma Flynn

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Lorenzo Frigerio

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Professor Caroline Meyer

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International)

Professor Michael Scott

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)


The Vice-Provosts/Chairs of the Boards of the Faculties:

Professor Rachel Moseley (Arts)

Professor Mike Ward (Science, Engineering

and Medicine)

Professor Nick Vaughan-Williams (Social Sciences)

Four Faculty representatives, one from each of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences and two from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine:

Professor Kate Astbury (Arts) (2024)

Professor Ruth Hewston (Social Sciences) (2025)

Professor Yulia Timofeeva (Science, Engineering and Medicine) (2024)

Professor Derrick Watson (Science, Engineering and Medicine) (2024)

The year after a member’s name indicates that their term of office expires on 31 August of that year.

In Attendance

Academic Registrar (Secretary)
Group Finance Director
Director of Financial Strategy & Reporting
Deputy Finance Director
Head of Finance Departmental Services (ARC)
HR Engagement Director
Director of Research and Impact Services
Senior Assistant Registrar (Strategic Planning and Analytics Group)
Assistant Registrar (Strategic Planning and Analytics Group) (Assistant Secretary)

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Terms of Reference

Through the Annual Planning, Autumn Review and Strategy Development processes:

1. To guide the strategic, performance and financial planning process for academic departments, ensuring that their plans both inform and are informed by the University’s strategy.

2. To develop financial strategies and approve departmental budgets for the support of academic activities within the overall available funding envelope and within the context of the University's strategic goals and priorities.

3. To guide the setting of admissions targets and monitoring of intake for degree programmes and the determination of appropriate entry requirements.

4. To monitor income and expenditure and achievement of plans by departments, including research income and targets, and help departments to take corrective action where performance deviates adversely from plan.

5. To approve and monitor the staffing establishment of academic departments in the ARC envelope, and to consider bids for the establishment of new posts.

6. To monitor and review performance against plan for new degree-level undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses, reporting to other bodies in the University (e.g. Senate) as appropriate.

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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.

Any new or existing policy changes that ARC may be involved in will go through the Policy Oversight Group for a wider institutional discussion.

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

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Secretary: Adam Child (Academic Registrar)

Assistant Secretary: Assistant Registrar (Strategic Planning & Analytics Group)

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.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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