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Josephine Butler College Senior Common Room

About Butler SCR

We are a mixed community of academics, academic related administrative staff and wider community members from a number of professions and careers.

 

The SCR has three purposes:

  • To act a social group for its members aligned to the College
  • To provide academic and intellectual leadership for the College
  • To provide senior leadership input and support to the College and its students, including contributing to the students’ development

Constitution and meetings 

This section of our website gives you details of Butler SCR's constitution and minutes of SCR meetings.

Our Exec for 2018-19

Anne Murphy (President)

annemurphy123@aol.com

Anne is a community mentor. Anne loves painting and travelling and started mentoring as an ‘antidote’ to her day job. Anne loves Durham and the north East and her son is a Durham graduate.

Mark Bell (Treasurer)

mark.bell@durham.ac.uk

At Durham I was a student at the College of St Hild and St Bede and studied Education gaining a BA (Hons) Education in 2000. My employment history is varied, from Education and retail sales through to mid management and Leisure & Tourism.

Currently I work at Durham Amateur Rowing Club where my time is split between managing the facilities, inc. social and conference bookings and working in the Study Support Centre based at the club. The study support centre works with children from age 5 to 18 from a wide variety of backgrounds and needs, where we use sport (in particular rowing) as a tool to increase their Numeracy, Literacy, ICT and self esteem.

My own sports background as you might guess is Rowing and I have been a member or DARC from the age of 11 and rowing forms a large part of my life, although I have not competed in recent years. I have been involved with Josephine Butler College SCR for a number of years now, and am also a College Mentor.

Rebecca White and Julie Barrett

Rebecca White and Julie Barrett (Joint SCR Social Secretary)

r.a.white@durham.ac.uk and julie.barrett@durham.ac.uk

I am a member of the English Department at Durham University, and have been a college and mentor at Josephine Butler fora number of years. I am looking forward to becoming more involved in the college SCR and working with my fellow social secretary, Julie.

Natasha Miller (SCR Secretary)

natasha.l.miller@durham.ac.uk

Natasha works in the Student Support and Admissions Office (third door down the corridor) and provide general administrative support to the college office. You will also see either Natasha or Judith behind Reception covering for lunch times and periods of annual leave and sickness.