Terms of Reference:
|(a)||To consider and report upon all matters referred to it by Senate, or the President and Vice-Chancellor.|
|(b)||Consideration and approval of business, as may from time to time be committed to it under Statute XII i.e. matters of redundancy, discipline, grievances, dismissal and removal from post.|
|(c)||Initial consideration and approval of policy to ensure the promotion of all aspects of Equality and Diversity across the University and full compliance with all related statutory and legislative requirements - to incorporate the consideration and evaluation of progress within the University's Equality Scheme, in line with Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.|
Consideration and approval of recommendations in respect of University appointments - this will include:
|(e)||Consideration and approval of the Policy for the Appointment of University Chaplains and other Religious Representatives - this will include the approval of new Chaplains/Religious Representatives and consideration of the Chaplaincy Annual Reports, submitted at the end of each academic year.|
Consideration and approval of policies and procedures to support the University in the effective implementation of its governance arrangements - this will include:
Appointment of a Pro-Vice-Chancellor to act in the event of the absence of the President and Vice-Chancellor (SVI).
Approval of any required amendments to the membership, powers and functions of the Institute of Professional Legal Studies and the determination of the duties and terms and conditions of the Director of the Institute (SXIII).
To transact such other business as may from time to time be committed to it by Senate.
President and Vice-Chancellor
|Ex Officio:||1 Pro-Chancellor
3 lay members of Senate
2 staff members of Senate
|In Attendance:||Registrar and Chief Operating Officer
Relevant University Officers as required
|Serviced by:||Registrar's Office|
|Receives reports from:||Other University Committees as appropriate|
|Meetings:||The Standing Committee normally meets three times each year.|