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Membership 2018/19

The Chair of the Faculty of Arts

Professor Penny Roberts

Deputy Chair

Dr Helen Wheatley

The Vice-Chancellor and President (ex officio)

Professor Stuart Croft

The Head and one other member of academic staff elected by and from each of the Departments of:

Professor Emma Mason

Dr Paul Botley (English and Comparative Literature)

Professor Daniel Branch (History)

Professor Rebecca Earle

Professor Zahra Newby (Classics)

Professor Michael Scott (Classics (Term 1))

Professor Lorenzo Pericolo (History of Art)

Dr Jenny Alexander (History of Art)

Dr Rosemarie Dias (History of Art)

Professor Andy Lavender (School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural & Media Policy Studies)

Dr Silvija Jestrovic (School of Theatre & Performance Studies)

Professor Catherine Constable (Film and Television Studies)

Dr Richard Wallace (Film and Television Studies)

Dr Rachel Moseley (Film and Television Studies (Term 2))

Professor Cathia Jenainati (School for Cross-Faculty Studies)

Dr Gavin Schwartz-Leeper (School for Cross-Faculty Studeis)

The Head and three other members of staff elected by and from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes

Dr Fabio Camilletti

Dr Douglas Morrey

Dr James Hodkinson

The Chair and Deputy Chair of the Faculty Education Committee of the Board of the Faculty of Arts:

Dr Jennifer Burns (Deputy Chair)

Dr Sarah Richardson (Chair)

Dr Oliver Davis (Deputy Chair)

One member of academic staff elected by and from the Department of Philosophy

Dr Eileen John

Director, ex-officio, of the Language Centre

Evan Stewart

Two members of academic staff, one to be elected by and from the Board of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine and one by and from the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Professor Robin Ball

Dr Eileen John (Social Sciences)

Up to three co-opted members, being members of academic staff subject to the approval of the Senate

Dr Jennifer Burns

Professor Seán Hand

Dr Christopher Bilton

Three student members, one of whom shall be a registered undergraduate student, one who shall be a registered postgraduate taught student of the University, and one who shall be a registered postgraduate research student of the University



Faculty Senior Tutor (in attendance, ex-officio)

Rachel Dickinson

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Terms of Reference

(1) In line with the University Strategy, to regulate, subject to Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations, teaching and research in the subjects and courses prescribed for the Faculty.

(2) To make recommendations to the Senate for the award of qualifications in subjects and courses delivered within the Faculty.

(3) To consider regular reports from standing committees established by the Faculty.

(4) To appoint members of the Board of the Faculty to membership of the Senate as provided for under Statute 15 and to other committees as required.

(5) To appoint a First Year Board of Examiners annually for undergraduate degrees.

(6) To recommend to the Senate, Departments to be constituted by the Council.

(7) To delegate to sub-committees such matters as are deemed appropriate.

(8) To discharge such other functions as the Senate may from time to time determine.

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Reporting Structure

The Board of the Faculty of Arts reports to the Senate, both directly and via the Academic Quality and Standards Committee.

The Board receives reports from its Faculty Education Committee, First Year Board of Examiners and Degree Review Panels.

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

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Secretary: Clare Watters, Assistant Registrar (Teaching and Learning) (ext: 51619)
Assistant Secretaries:
UG: Claire Glover, Undergraduate Admissions Officer (Student Admissions and Recruitment)
(ext: 74052)

Correspondence should be sent to [artsboard at warwick dot ac dot uk]

Papers for consideration by the Board of the Faculty of Arts 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 Board of the Faculty of Arts can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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