The University's Senate, which reports to the Board of Governors, is responsible for overseeing the standards of the University's awards and for the development of its academic activities. Specifically, it is responsible for the following key functions, reporting to and advising the Vice-Chancellor and the Board of Governors accordingly:
This list is not exhaustive and Senate is also responsible for advising on other matters referred to it by the Vice-Chancellor, the Board of Governors or the Senior Management Team.
The Terms of Reference of Senate outline the constitution, membership, quorum, duties and reporting procedures for the committee. These are available on request from Norman Jope, Academic Standards Officer (NJope@marjon.ac.uk).
Confirmed minutes of Senate meetings and of the University's Academic Board, which preceded Senate, are available on request from Norman Jope, Academic Standards Officer (NJope@marjon.ac.uk).
The members of Senate are as follows:
The membership also includes:
In addition, the Chaplain attends meetings of Senate but cannot vote.
The Academic Standards Officer normally serves as Clerk to Senate.
The following committees are associated with Senate:
The Terms of Reference of these associated committees are available from Norman Jope. Academic Standards Officer (NJope@marjon.ac.uk) on request.