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Governance and Structure

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The university executive committee is responsible for all matters associated with the development and management of the university. Council is the university’s governing body.

University executive committee

The executive committee’s responsibilities include:

  • the university strategy
  • academic provision
  • financial matters
  • HR matters
  • matters related to marketing, the recruitment of students, external relations and communications
  • matters related to student experience and welfare

    University executive committee currently comprises nine members including the vice-chancellor as chair.

    University executive committee members

    • Stephen Marston – vice chancellor
    • Dr. Richard O'Doherty – deputy vice chancellor
    • Maxine Melling – pro-vice chancellor (operations)
    • Dr. Gywn Jones - dean of business
    • Duncan White - executive director of estates strategy
    • Ruth Davies – director of human resources
    • Camille Stallard – director of finance and planning
    • Dr. Matthew Andrews - university secretary and registrar

    Charitable status

    University of Gloucestershire legal name and correspondence address:

    University of Gloucestershire
    Fullwood House, Park Campus
    The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH

    The University of Gloucestershire is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 2011.

    Key documents:

    Council members
    Council members charitable status update
    The current university articles of association (from 2016)
    The university's previous Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association (for 2011 - 2016)
    The university’s previous Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association (for 2006 – 2011)
    Financial statements Fullwood Park 2014-2015
    Financial statements Fullwood Park 2015-2016
    Financial statements The Janet Trotter Trust 2014-2015
    Financial statements The Janet Trotter Trust 2015-2016
    Financial statements University of Gloucestershire 2014-2015
    Financial statements University of Gloucestershire 2015-2016

    Previous Financial Statements:

    Financial Statement 2011
    Financial Statement 2012
    Financial Statement 2013
    Financial Statement 2014
    Financial Statement 2015
    Financial Statement 2016