Standing Orders for the Conduct of Meetings

The Chair/Chairman

  1. The Board of Governors, from their number, shall elect a Chair/Chairman and a Deputy Chair/Chairman.

  2. Only independent members are eligible for the appointment as Chair/Chairman.

  3. Only external members are eligible for appointment as Deputy Chair/ Chairman.

  4. Staff and student Governors, including the Vice Chancellor, are not eligible for appointment as Chair/Chairman or Deputy Chair/Chairman.

  5. In the absence of the Chair/Chairman at any meeting, the Deputy Chair/Chairman shall chair the meeting.

  6. If both the Chair/Chairman and Deputy Chair/Chairman are absent, the members present shall choose an external Governor from among their number to chair the meeting.

Page last modified 09 December 2005.

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