About St Mary's
Board of Governors
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The 24-member Board of Governors is responsible for the overall character and mission of St Mary's University College and for the effective and efficient use of its resources. It meets four times a year and the Chairman is appointed by the Archbishop of Westminster.
The Board of Governors has different categories of membership:
- Three ex-officio Governors: The Chair, appointed by the Archbishop of Westminster; the Director of the Catholic Education Service (CES) (or nominee); and the Principal
- Six Governors nominated by the CES
- Five Governors nominated by the Archbishop of Westminster
- A nominee of the London Borough of Richmond on Thames
- Up to four co-opted Governors
- Three Staff Governors
- A Student Governor
The Board of Governors operates under a Memorandum and Articles of Association which came into effect with the incorporation of the University College on 1st August 2007 as a company limited by guarantee, having company registration number 5977277, and registered with the Charity Commission under registration number 1120192.
There are nine sub-committees within the Board, each chaired by a governor:
- Academic Strategy Committee
- Finance and Staffing
- Health and Safety
- Honorary Awards
- Student Experience
In addition, an annual meeting is held with the Chairman of the Board of Governors and the Chairs of the Committees.
Further information on the Board may be obtained from Graham Fice, Clerk to the Governors on 020 8240 4262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Governors are available on request.
Annual Report 2011/12 (PDF)
Governors Who's Who (PDF)