The Board meets five times per year plus two strategy days. Minutes of Board meetings are available to view. Confidential items are subject to redaction within the spirit of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Much of the Board's business is delegated to Committees. Details of their terms of reference, membership and minutes are available to view.
The Board appoints a Vice-Chair (DOCX File 26 KB) and Senior Independent Director (DOCX File 22 KB) from amongst its members. The role of the Senior Independent Director is to be available to the Executive, Board of Governors and other University senior staff if they have concerns about the operation and/or conduct of the Board which contact through the normal channels of Chair, Vice Chancellor, Chair of the Group Audit and Risk Committee or other Executive members has failed to resolve, or for which such contact is inappropriate.