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Membership 2017/18

The Chair of Council (Chair)

David Normington

The Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Stuart Croft

The Provost

Professor Christine Ennew

Two 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

Keith Bedell-Pearce CBE
Viki Cooke
Dr Deborah Keith

Secretary to the Committee

Sharon Tuersley, Acting Secretary to Council

In Attendance

The Registrar


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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 non-academic members of University staff as to the names of non-academic 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 non-academic member of University staff to membership of the Council for consideration by the Senate.

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Reporting Structure

The Nominations Committee reports to the Council.

The procedure for the appointment of lay 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, Acting 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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