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Honorary Associations 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

Membership

Constituency and membership of Honorary Associations Committee

    • Vice-Chancellor
      • Professor Charlie Jeffery (Chair)
    • Chair of Council
      • Ms Denise Jagger 
    • SU President
      • Ms Samara Jones
    • One lay members appointed by Council 
      • Mr Philip Carpenter (until 31 July 2021)
    • Four members of the academic staff appointed by Senate
      • Professor John Schofield, Department of Archaeology (until 31 July 2020)
      • Mr Ian Hamilton, Department of Health Sciences (until 31 July 2022)
      • Professor Richard Ogden, Director, HRC (until 31 July 2022)
      • Professor Jo Swaffield, Department of Economics (until 31 July 2022)
    • In attendance
      • Registrar and Secretary, Ms Jo Horsburgh
      • Deputy Registrar, Ms Heidi Fraser-Krauss
      • Director of External Relations, Ms Joan Concannon
      • Senior Governance and Assurance Officer, Dr Philip Evans

Meeting dates

Honorary Associations Committee meeting dates 2019/20

  • Friday 18 October 2019, 11.00am, HG15
  • Friday 7 February 2020, 11.00am, HG15
  • Friday 24 April 2020, 11.00am, HG15
  • Friday 26 June 2020, 11.00am, HG15

Nominations

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

Honorary Associations Committee
reports to Council

Chair

  • Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charlie Jeffery

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