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Membership 2020/21

The Chair of Council (Chair) ex-officio

David Normington

The Vice-Chair of Council (Vice-Chair) ex-officio

Antia Bhalla (from 1 February 2020)

The Vice-Chancellor and President ex-officio

Professor Stuart Croft

The Provost ex-officio

Professor Christine Ennew

Two Vice-Presidents and Pro-Vice-Chancellors, appointed by the Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Christopher Hughes
Professor Pam Thomas

Three independent members of the Council, appointed by the Council

Dr Deborah Keith

Adrian Penfold

TBC

In Attendance:

The Registrar

The Secretary to Council

The Head of Governance Services

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Terms of Reference

(a) To keep under review the periods of membership of persons co-opted to membership of the Council.

(b) To keep under review the extent to which the membership of the Council is broadly representative of the public and appropriate to the interests of the University.

(c) To receive suggestions from any member of the University as to the names of persons who might be considered for appointment to independent membership of the Council.

(d) To take pro-active steps to attract nominations and suggestions for appointment to independent membership of the Council from within and without the University.

(e) To make such nominations as the Committee considers appropriate for appointment to independent membership of the Council.

(f) To keep under review and to recommend to the Council the appointment of independent members of the Council and individuals external to the University to membership of Council Committees.

(g) To receive suggestions from Professional Services members of University staff as to the names of Professional Services members of staff who might be considered for appointment to membership of the Council.

(h) To make such nominations as the Committee considers appropriate for appointment of a Professional Services member of University staff to membership of the Council.

The Terms of Reference and membership for the academic year 2020/21 will be confirmed during the 14 October 2020 meeting of the Council.

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Reporting Structure

The Nominations Committee reports to the Council.

The procedure for the appointment of independent members of the Council is set out in Ordinance 4

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

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Secretariat

Secretary: Sharon Tuersley, Secretary to Council (S dot Tuersley at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext: 24984)

Assistant Secretary: Lara McCarthy, Head of Governance Services (Lara dot McCarthy at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext: 74342)

Papers for consideration by the Nominations Committee, including suggestions for appointment to independent membership of the Council, should be submitted to the Secretary two weeks in advance of a meeting. Guidelines and criteria for the appointment of independent members of the Council can be obtained from the Secretary to the Committee.

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Meetings

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

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