Lay Nominations Committee
Chair: The Chair of the Council (ex officio) Sir David Warren (to 31.7.2020).
Deputy Chair of the Council: Bob Scruton (to 31.7.2021);
Two lay members of the Council: Colin Carmichael (to 31.7.2020), Angela McNab (to 31.7.2020);
Vice-Chancellor and President: Professor Karen Cox; Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, David Nightingale;
One other member of academic staff appointed by the Senate: Dr Simon Kirchin
Secretary: Dr Keith Lampard, Secretary of the Council (K.J.Lampard@kent.ac.uk).
Terms of Reference:
- to seek nominations for lay membership of Council, under Paragraph 8(a) of the Charter, and its sub-committees through members of the Council, staff and students of the University and to consider how the vacancies should be publicised;
- to consider nominations, with consultation as it considers appropriate, and to make recommendations to the Council;
- to advise Council on the balance of membership and period of tenure in accordance with the needs of the University;
- to make recommendations in relation to lay appointments in accordance with Ordinance XIV (concerning limitations on the periods of appointment of lay officers and members of the Council).
Quorum: 4 (to include at least two lay members of Council).
Frequency of meetings: 1-2 p.a.