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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.

Ex-Officio members

NameRole

Professor E Peck

Vice-Chancellor, Chair

Professor S Huttly

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Development and Performance), Deputy Chair

S Denton

Chief Operating Officer and Registrar

Professor D Bailey

Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

M Carr

Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange)

J McNeil

Interim Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education)

Professor C Ryan

Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)

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 I Barber
(to 31 October 2021)

Professor D Scott
(wef 1 November 2021)

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

Dr D Bourne

Director of Education (Confetti)

Dr K Charles

Interim Executive Dean of Learning and Teaching

Dr R Smith McGloin

Director of Doctoral School and Research Operations

R Hall (to September 2021)

P Maggs (from October 2021)

Head of Libraries and Learning Resources

C Naughton

Nottingham Trent Students’ Union President

K Fagg

Nottingham Trent Students’ Union Vice President, Education

Elected members

One member of the teaching staff of each School elected by the teaching staff of that School. Tenure of three years for the period 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2022.
NameTitle

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

C Lockwood

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 Marie 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

Two members of teaching staff elected by the teaching staff of the University. Tenure of three years for the period 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2022.
NameTitle

Dr I Shuttleworth

Elected member for the University’s Teaching Staff

Vacancy

Elected member for the University’s Teaching Staff

One member of the permanent professional services staff elected by the permanent professional services staff as a whole.  Tenure of three years for the period 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2022.
NameTitle
S Bustard

Elected member for the Professional Services Staff

Attendance by invitation

NameRole

S Baldwin

Head of Student Support Services

R C Jenkyn

Head of Governance and Legal Services, Secretary

S Mayfield

Head of Mansfield HE Hub

B Wills

Nottingham Students’ Union Vice President, Postgraduate

Designated alternate members

NameRole

Dr I Barber

Alternate member for Executive Dean of School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences

N Goddard

Alternate member for CEO of Confetti

N Brown

Alternate member for Executive Dean of School of Art & Design

Professor R Bull

Alternate member for Executive Dean of School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

M Currie

Alternate member for Executive Dean of Nottingham Business School

M Homewood

Alternate member for Executive Dean of Nottingham Law School

K Love

Alternate member for Executive Dean of School of Social Sciences

Professor M McAlinden

Alternate member for Executive Dean of School of Science and Technology

Dr D Grewcock

Alternate member for Executive Dean of School of Arts and Humanities

Dr S Lamb

Designated Alternate member(s) for Executive Dean of Learning and Teaching

S Broadberry

Designated Alternate member for School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences

M Chadwick

Designated Alternate member for Nottingham Law School

B Coulson

Designated Alternate member for School of Social Sciences

D Hindley

Designated Alternate member for School of Science and Technology

N Brown

Designated Alternate member for School of Art & Design

S Nachmias

Designated Alternate member for Nottingham Business School

Dr B Taylor

Designated Alternate member for School of Arts and Humanities

Dr P Whitehouse

Designated Alternate member for School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

C Morrell

Designated Alternate member for Professional Services Staff Representative

TBC

Designated Alternate member for Head of Libraries and Learning Resources

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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