Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)UB/COM/8
TitleRecords of University Strategic Management committee and University Executive Board
Extent40 volumes
DescriptionUniversity Strategic Management committee was established in October 2004, Its terms of reference were to 'consider such matters affecting the University, its strategy, operation or management that would benefit from a collective view and to offer advice, make a report, recommend or to resolve such matters as might be appropriate'. The committee could invite or co-opt members for a defined period. It was not a sub-committee of any other University committee, but directed its business to Senate or Council or to any of their committees.

Members were charged with taking an institutional view of the committee's business and collective responsibility for its implementation. It was responsible for the development of strategy in the University and also dealt with aspects of the operation and management of the institution, including the allocation of resources, and the coordination of the University's response to reports from HEFCE, UUK, the Russell Group, and other bodies in order to determine University strategy and business.

University Executive Board is a committee of Council, established by Ordinance. It is responsible for considering and taking decisions in respect of any aspect of the University's strategy, operation, or management. It provides strategic management and leadership of the University, under the Council's direction and within the Council's scheme of delegation. Its terms of reference are to ensure the effective strategic management of the University's financial, human, and physical resources; to develop, consider and recommend new and revised University strategies, plans and policies; to take executive responsibility for ensuring the effective communication and implementation of University strategies, plans and policies and the decisions of the Board throughout the University; to make financial decisions and allocations related to any area of University activity; to set and monitor achievement of performance targets; to review, monitor and respond to external and internal developments relevant to the University; to review the implications of the University's risk register and to identify action required to mitigate threats and exploit opportunities; to receive and respond to reports and to provide advice where necessary to other bodies within the University, including Council and Senate; to receive reports and proposals from College Boards and Heads of Colleges, and to consider recommendations regarding membership of College Boards and appointment of Directors, with ultimate responsibility for directing the work of the College, subject to the powers of Council and Senate.
NotesOld Reference: COU41
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