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Membership 2020/21 - subject to approval

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
Commercial Director
Director of Development and External Affairs
Director of Estates
Director, People Group
Director of Strategy
Secretary to Council
Director of Education Policy and Quality

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Terms of Reference

1. To provide opinion, advice and guidance to the University Executive Board with regard to:

(a) The implementation of the University strategy, specifically the potential opportunities, risks and associated implications of identified strategic activities and initiatives.

(b) The academic, social and physical aspects of planning for the development of the University.

(c) The principles within and implementation of staff and student related policies.

2. On behalf of the University Executive Board on matters of Senate business:

(d) To initiate action to ensure that the relevant information and advice from other committees and relevant teams or individuals is available to the Senate.

(e) To ensure that the relevant information and advice is presented to the Senate in a manner which enables clear decisions to be made.

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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