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Academic Board

The Academic Board is the senior academic committee of the University.

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The Academic Board is the senior academic committee of the University, with a range of responsibilities relating to the organisation of learning and teaching, research, scholarship, academic standards, students and courses. It also advises the Board of Governors on academic and other matters, where appropriate.

The Academic Board is chaired by the Vice-Chancellor.

Members of the Academic Board

  • Members of Academic Board

    • Professor E Peck, Vice-Chancellor, Chair
    • Professor S Huttly, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Development and Performance)
    • S Denton, Chief Operating Officer and Registrar
    • Professor N Wright, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)
    • J McNeil, Interim Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education)
    • Professor C Ryan, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)
    • R C Jenkyn, Head of Governance and Legal Services
    • M Ratcliffe, Academic Registrar
    • A Brown, Executive Dean of School of Arts and Humanities
    • J Chapman, Executive Dean of Nottingham Law School
    • Dr A Knight, Executive Dean of School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment (ADBE)
    • M Marsden, Executive Dean of School of Art & Design
    • Professor R Mortimer, Executive Dean of School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences (ARES)
    • Professor M O’Neill, Executive Dean of School of Science and Technology
    • Professor S Owen, Executive Dean of School of Social Sciences
    • Professor B Yazdani, Executive Dean of Nottingham Business School
    • C Chettle, Chief Executive (Confetti)
    • Dr K Charles, Interim Executive Dean of Learning and Teaching
    • Professor D Bailey, Executive Dean Research
    • Dr R Smith McGloin, Director of Doctoral School and Research Operations
    • M Toole/M Berrington (Interim), Head of Libraries and Learning Resources
    • C Naughton, Nottingham Trent Students’ Union President
    • T Brocklebank, Nottingham Trent Students’ Union Vice President Education
    • G Mellors, Elected member for the School of Arts and Humanities
    • C Coffey, Elected member for the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
    • Dr K Gough, Elected member for the School of Art & Design
    • Dr K Garrie, Elected member for the School of Science and Technology
    • Dr N Ray, Elected member for the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences
    • Dr C Maria Bordogna, Elected member for Nottingham Business School
    • N Chubbock, Elected member for the School of Social Sciences
    • Dr E Ireton, Elected member for Nottingham Law School
    • Dr I Shuttleworth, Elected member for the University’s Teaching Staff
    • S Bustard, Elected member for the Professional Services Staff

    In Attendance by Invitation

    • S Baldwin, Head of Student Support Services
    • S Mayfield, Head of Mansfield HE Hub
    • Z Mallett, Nottingham Trent Students’ Union Vice-President Community and Welfare

    Details regarding the role and remit of the Academic Board are set out in the Principal Responsibilities of the Academic Board.

Supporting Committees

  • Supporting Committees

    The Academic Board is supported by a number of Committees:

    • Academic Standards and Quality Committee
    • University Research Committee
    • University Internationalisation Committee
    • Validation Service Sub-Committee
    • Collaborations and Partnerships Sub-Committee
    • Cross-School Standards and Quality Sub-Committee
    • External Examiner Appointments Panel
    • Student Engagement and Academic Representation Steering Group
    • Success for All Steering Group
    • University Research Degrees Committee
    • School Academic Standards and Quality Committees

    Section 1 of the University's Quality Handbook provides more details on these committees, including terms of reference and members.

If you have any queries regarding the Academic Board, please email us.

Further information for NTU staff in relation to the Academic Board can be found here.

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