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Membership 2020/21

The Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Stuart Croft

The Provost

Professor Christine Ennew

The Registrar

Rachel Sandby-Thomas

The Group Finance Director

Rosie Drinkwater

The Vice-Presidents and Pro-Vice-Chancellors / Academic Vice-President

Professor Christopher Hughes

Professor Mike Shipman

Professor Pam Thomas

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



Professor Penny Roberts

Science, Engineering and Medicine

Professor Caroline Meyer

Social Sciences

Professor Matthew Nudds

A non-management academic member of the Senate, appointed by the Senate on an annual basis

Professor David Davies

The President of the Students' Union

Luke Mepham

In Attendance:

Academic Registrar
Chief Communications Officer
Chief Information and Digital Officer
Commercial Director
Director of Development
Director of Education Policy and Quality
Director of Estates
Director of Human Resources
Secretary to Council

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Terms of Reference

(1) To provide opinion, advice and guidance to the University Executive Board as set out below.

To discuss:

(2) Academic, social and physical aspects of planning for the development of the University through consideration of items of business proposed by UEB and through focussed strategic discussion items (to be proposed and agreed on a rolling basis).

(3) The Senate agenda and papers, to ensure relevant information and advice is presented to the Senate in a manner which enables clear decisions to be made.

To receive:

(4) Summaries of the items of business considered and decisions reached by the UEB to aid information flow from UEB and to support the Committee’s role in its responsibilities set out above.

Reporting Structure

Steering Committee reports to the University Executive Board.

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

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Secretary: Ros Roke, Director of Strategic Programme Delivery
Assistant Secretary: The support provided to Steering rotates between the Assistant Registrars (Governance)/the Administrative Officer (Governance) so please use steering dot committee at warwick dot ac dot uk in the first instance to make contact with the Steering Secretariat.

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Submission of Papers

Reports to be considered by the Steering Committee should have been approved by the appropriate UEB lead.

Reports for Steering should be submitted electronically as a Word document to steering dot committee at warwick dot ac dot uk by no later than 12pm (midday) on the Monday preceding the meeting at which the paper will be considered.

The Secretariat to Steering will confirm when the paper has been reviewed, note any amendments required and confirm the paper number.

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

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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