Terms of Reference
There shall be a Council of the University (hereinafter called the ‘Council’) which, subject to the provisions of this Our Charter and of the Statutes, shall be the executive governing body of the University and shall have the custody and use of the Common Seal and shall be responsible for the management and administration of the revenue and property of the University and subject to the powers of the Senate and as provided in this Our Charter and the Statutes, shall have general control over the conduct of the affairs of the University and shall have all such other powers and duties as may be conferred upon it by the Statutes.
Powers of the Council
The Council powers and functions are defined in Article 17 of the University Charter (see Powers of the University Council).
Authority Delegated from the Parent Committee
Council derives its authority from the University Charter, there is no parent committee. Article 11 of the University Charter states, There shall be a Council of the University (hereinafter called the 'Council') which, subject to the provisions of this our Charter and of the Statutes, shall be the executive governing body of the University
There shall be a quorum when at least one-third of the Members of the Council are present at a Meeting, of whom a majority shall be lay members. In the absence of a quorum no business shall be transacted other than the adjournment of the Meeting. At the adjourned Meeting, the business for which the original Meeting was called may be completed in the absence of a quorum. The manner of summoning the adjourned Meeting and the period of notice to be given shall be prescribed by the Council by Regulation.
|Miss J Holgate|