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University Committees

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Business for Consideration

1. Welcome: CH
2. To approve Minutes: 15 January 2013: CH

Document S/12/44

3. To receive Matters Arising: CH
4. To endorse

Head of Department: CH
Engineering &Computing Sciences: Professor Jon Trevelyan for a period of three years from 1 April 2013;
Mathematical Sciences: Professor Paul Mansfield for a further period until the end of 31 December 2013;
Mathematical Sciences: Professor Anne Taormina for a period of three years from 1 January 2014.


VC’s Business

To receive

a) Update from REF Steering Group: DP

To endorse

b) Senate Membership of Joint Senate and Council Appointing Committee regarding COO (Registrar) and CFO (Treasurer) Roles: CH

To receive

c) General Business: CH

6. To approve Open Access: JP*

Document S/12/45

7. To discuss Maximising Time for Core Academic Activity: TW Document S/12/46
8. To discuss Growing our Research Community and Activity: Research Funding: RH Closed Document S/12/47
9. To discuss Governance Review Project: PJ Document S/12/57
10. To approve Education Committee: Report: 28 January 2013: TW Document S/12/48
11. To approve Research Committee: 31 Janaury2013: RD* Document S/12/49
12. To receive Report from Council: 29 Janaury 2013: CH Document S/12/50

Business For Information

To receive The following reports:
13. Appointment of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Examiners 2012/13: TW
(Names of examiners approved by Education Committee will be available for consultation at the meeting)
14. Academic Progression Committee: 13 February 2013: CH Document S/12/51
15. Appointments and Resignations: CH (Available from GES upon request) Document S/12/52
16. Senior Appointments: CH Document S/12/53
17. Honorary and Visiting Titles: RC/AD/SK Document S/12/54
18. Annual Cycle of Senate Business 2012/13: CH Document S/12/55
19. Progress Report of Agreed Actions 2012/13: CH Document S/12/56
20. University Executive Committee: CH
The minutes of meetings of UEC are available for the information of members on the University’s website at

RC Robin Coningham, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Social Sciences and Heath)
AD Andrew Deeks, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Science)
RH Richard Davies (Deputy Chair Research Committee)
CH Chris Higgins, Vice-Chancellor and Warden (Chair)
RH Ray Hudson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Partnerships and Engagement)
PJ Peter Judge, University Secretary (Interim)
SK Seth Kunin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Arts & Humanities)
TMcL Tom McLeish, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)
DP Dave Petley, Dean of Research (REF)
JP Jon Purcell, Librarian
TW Tom Ward, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)
*in the absence of TMcL