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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. Gwyn Jones - dean of business and enterprise
  • Prof David James - dean of academic development
  • 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 2016-2017
Financial statements Fullwood Park 2016-2017
Financial statements The Janet Trotter Trust 2016-17

Previous Financial Statements:

Financial Statements 2012
Financial Statements 2013
Financial Statements 2014
Financial Statements 2015
Financial statements Fullwood Park 2015-2016
Financial statements The Janet Trotter Trust 2015-2016
Financial statements University of Gloucestershire 2015-2016