Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee receives nominations for Honorary Degrees and the Vice-Chancellor's Medal and makes confidential recommendations to Senate regarding the award of such distinctions.

Membership

   

Term of Office
(to 31 July -
unless otherwise stated)

Vice Chancellor and Principal (Chair)

Professor Sir David Eastwood

Ex officio

Provost and Vice-Principal (Deputy Chair)

Professor Tim Jones

Ex officio

Registrar and Secretary

Mr Lee Sanders

Ex officio

Director of External Relations

Ms Cathy Gilbert

Ex officio

Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Mr Simon Lerwill

Ex officio 

Two Heads of College

Professor David Adams
Professor Michael Whitby

2018
2017

Four members elected by the Senate

Professor Jon Glasby
Professor Corey Ross 
Professor Jon Rowe
Professor Nicola Wilkin

2017 
2018 
2017
2019

One Lay Member of Council

Mr Ed Smith CBE

2020

Two Public Orator

Vacancy

Professor Kate Thomas

 

2019

President of the Guild of Students

Ms Ellie Keiller

2017

Terms of Reference

The Committee:

  • considers nominations for Honorary Degrees from students, alumni, employees, honorary staff or lay members of the Court or Council of the University and makes confidential recommendations regarding the award of such distinctions;
  • receives notification of the award of the Vice-Chancellor’s Medal.

Dates of Meetings 

The 2016/17 meeting dates are:

  • 11 October 2016
  • 21 February 2017
  • 9 May 2017

Contact Details

Chris Campbell-Kelly
Secretary to the Nominations Committee
Registrar & Secretary’s Office
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 8111
Email: c.j.campbell-kelly@bham.ac.uk