Council

Council

As the governing body of the University, the Council is responsible for: 

  • The management and administration of the whole revenue and property of the University
  • The conduct of all affairs of the University
  • All such other powers and duties as may be conferred upon on it by Statute or Ordinance

The Statement of Primary Responsibilities sets out what the Council does and provides information about effectiveness and performance review. The Council comprises thirteen lay members and nine non-lay members.

A comprehensive list of the duties and powers of the Council can be found in the University Charter.

Barry Dodd CBE, Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant of North Yorkshire

Chair of Council and Pro-Chancellor

Professor Glenn Burgess

Acting Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

Stephen Willis

Chief Finance Officer

Osara Otobo

President, HUU

Andrew Eavis

Lay Member

Dominic Gibbons

Lay Member

Sir Paul Grant

Lay Member

Dr Keith Hopkins

Pro-Chancellor and Lay Member

Simon Lunt

Lay Member

Lady Carolyn Roberts

Lay Member

Esther Smith

Lay Member

Ruth Vincent

Lay Member

Julia Whittaker

Lay Member

Ursula Lidbetter

Lay Member

John Fallon

Lay Member

Professor Steve Kelly

Senate Member (Dean)

Professor Alastair Borthwick

Senate Member (Head of School)

Professor Mark Lorch

Senate Member

Mike Dobson

Member appointed by non academic staff

Vacancy

Lay Member

Registration of Interests

University employees and lay members of Council have a responsibility to respect and promote the financial and other interests of the University, with due regard to academic freedom. 

There is a general duty on all members of staff and lay members of the University to disclose at the earliest possible stage any financial or other interest they may have in any transaction, or proposed transaction, between the University and a third party.

Code of Practice

Register of Interests


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Council
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX