Applications are invited for the role of Chair of the Board of Governors of Plymouth Marjon University.
A new Chair is sought to lead the Board of Governors and to work closely with the University’s Vice Chancellor and the Executive to ensure they achieve the two major goals of the strategic plan: increasing academic reputation and ensuring financial sustainability.
For further information including details of how to apply see here: Chair of the Board vacancy - Information pack or contact the Clerk to the Board Unity Stuart firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: Friday 12 May 2017
The primary responsibility of members of the board is to monitor and maintain the solvency of the University and in determining the educational character and mission of the University.
Governors take on two roles. One as Trustee of the Charity and one as Governor of the University of St Mark & St John. As a trustee, members are also responsible for annually signing off the accounts for the company. For more information see the Powers & Duties of the Board , as defined by the Articles of Association.
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The University of St Mark & St John is an exempt Charity by Schedule 3 of the Charities Act 2011. We are required to publish the following information:
Our board members are:
Professor Rob Warner, (Vice-Chancellor), Mr Derek Pretty (Acting Chair, Independent), Mr Mike Baker (Academic), Mr Richard Bayly (National Society), Prof Patricia Broadfoot CBE (Independent), Dr Sue Brownlow (Independent Diocesan), The Rev’d Preb Cate Edmonds (Independent Diocesan), Dr Julie Evans (Academic), Ms Claire Gibson (Independent), Mrs Patricia Hind (Co-optee), Mr Stephen Hobson (Independent), Mr Elias McGill (Student Union), The Rt Rev'd Nick McKinnel (Independent Diocesan), Mrs Diana Naylor (Professional Staff), Mr Nigel Rowe MBE (Independent), Mr John Searson (Independent Diocesan), Ms Michele Shoebridge (Independent), Mr Mike Sturgess (co-optee), Mr Peter Upton (Independent) Mrs Emma Van der Lugt (Independent).
Members come from a range of sectors and contribute a variety of skills to the Board. The Governing Body should comprise up to 19 members under three categories of membership including the Vice Chancellor, Elected Governors and Nominated Governors.
A list of board members, a short biography of each and details of charities to which they are also a trustee is available here:Governor Information
The following committees report to the Board of Governors:
Click below to read the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Governors :'
Board of Governors Minutes - 17 November 2016
Board of Governors Minutes – 4 October 2016
Board of Governors Minutes – 8 July 2016
Board of Governors Minutes - 18 March 2016
Board of Governors Minutes - 18 November 2015
Board of Governors Minutes - 18 September 2015
Board of Governors Minutes - 10 July 2015
Board of Governors Minutes - 20 March 2015
Board of Governors Minutes - 19 November 2014
Board of Governors Minutes - 19 September 2014
Board of Governors Minutes - 11 July 2014
Board of Governors Minutes - 30 April 2014
Board of Governors Minutes - 29 January 2014
Board of Governors Minutes - 13 November 2013
Board of Governors Minutes - 25 January 2013
Board of Governors Minutes - 7 November 2012