Terms of Reference:
|1.||A Nominations Committee will be established to bring appropriate recommendations to Senate in respect of its membership. The Nominations Committee will remain in place throughout the four year term of Senate.
|2.||The lay members of Senate and the member of academic staff will be elected through a ballot conducted electronically by the Registrar or his/her nominee. The principle of proportional representation will apply and each member will have a single transferable vote within each constituency.
|3.||The lay assessors will be appointed by the Standing Committee, drawn from a Panel of potential members brought forward by the Vice-Chancellor and Registrar.
|4.||The Committee will, in the first instance, consider the number of vacancies within the ;ay membership of Senate. This will be informed by a report on those members who have served only one term and who have confirmed there willingness to be considered for a second, and final, term.
The Nominations Committee will seek suggestions of names for consideration from:
(i) Members of Senate;
The Nominations Committee will consider all suggestions received in light of:
(i) The advice given by the Committee of University Chairs in its Guide for Members of Higher Education in Governing Bodies in the UK.
|Chair:||Chair of Senate|
President and Vice-Chancellor
Registrar and Chief Operating Officer
# Who are not seeking re-election to Senate.
* Elected by ballot conducted electronically by the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer or his/her nominee. The principle of proportional representation shall apply and each member shall have a single transferable vote.
|Quorum:||3 members, including a minimum of 2 lay members|
|Serviced by:||Registrar's Office|
The Nominations Committee meets as and when required .