Andrew Dodman, Chief Operating Officer at the University of Sheffield, reflects on the challenging process of recruiting and appointing a new Vice-Chancellor.
Mike Shore-Nye, Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter, on how to develop an effective benefits realisation plan.
Will Spinks, Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer at the University of Manchester, is retiring after 11 years in higher education. He reflects on both his time in the sector and his previous career in the commercial world.
Gary Attle, Partner and Head of Education & Governance at Mills & Reeve LLP, on the importance of free speech and robust debate.
Jenny Jenkin is Registrar at the University of Bedfordshire. Here she reflects on the critical governance challenges posed by the new regulatory framework.
Ahead of their session at the AHUA Spring Conference 2018 in April, Diane Gilhooley, Partner and Head of Eversheds Sutherland’s UK and International Education Practice, discusses the headline issues currently affecting higher education.
Charlotte Valeur, the Founder and Chair of Board Apprentice, is a leading authority on board governance. Here she explains an innovative new project to increase board diversity.
John Rushforth, Executive Secretary of the Committee of University Chairs (CUC), gives his personal views on the debate around Vice-Chancellors’ pay and benefits and discusses the justification of salaries of HE senior leaders. What follows does not represent any of the views or policies of the CUC.
Inspired by the latest research by HEPI on the tenure of Vice-Chancellors, Dr Paul Greatrix of The University of Nottingham, conducts his own study into the tenure of his own role of Registrar. With 53 participants from the sector, he uncovers the results of the average tenure and those who have been in office for over ten years, discussing what it means for the future of the role.
Liz Bromley, Deputy Vice Chancellor at University of Central Lancashire, and former Registrar and Secretary at Goldsmiths, University of London, considers the role that students play in university governance, particularly with regards to staff pay and benefits.