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Nominations Committee

Terms of reference

Terms of reference

    1. To recommend to Council the names of persons who might be invited to fill Council-appointed vacancies on the Court
    2. To submit nominations for approval by the Council for the award of Honorary Degrees and additional non-academic honorary awards by the University
    3. To consider any other matters referred to the Committee by Council
    4. To consider all nominations in accordance with the University's equality and diversity policies


          Constituency and membership of Nominations Committee

            • The Vice-Chancellor
              • Professor Koen Lamberts (Chair)
              The Chair of Council
              • Mr Gerard Lemos 
            • The SU President
              • Mr James Durcan
            • Five lay members appointed by Council and usually members of Court or Council
              • Ms Noirin Carmody (until 31 July 2019)
              • VACANCY
              • VACANCY
              • VACANCY
              • VACANCY
            • Four members of the academic staff appointed by Senate
              • Professor Ana Cavalcanti, Computer Science (until 31 July 2019)
              • Professor Bob Doherty, York Management School (until 31 July 2019)
              • Professor John Schofield, Department of Archaeology (until 31 July 2020)
              • VACANCY
            • In attendance
              • The Registrar and Secretary, Ms Jo Horsburgh
              • The Director of External Relations, Ms Joan Concannon
              • The University Governance Officer, Dr Philip Evans

          Meeting dates

          Nominations Committee meeting dates 2018/19

          • Friday 12 October 2018, 11.00am
          • Friday 8 February 2019, 11.00am
          • Friday 26 April 2019, 11.00am
          • Friday 28 June 2019, 11.00am


          The criteria, deadline and process for submitting honorary degree nominations are available via the External Relations webpage

          Nominations Committee
          reports to Council


          • Vice-Chancellor, Professor Koen Lamberts

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