Reporter 456, 9 October 2000


THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

To all members of Senate and Council

Pro-vice-cancellarial responsibilities, 2000-01

This note summarises - for the information of heads of resource centres, heads of departments, other members of Senate and members of Council - the disposition of pro-vice-cancellarial responsibilities for 2000-01.

Professor John Macklin

John Macklin is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching, and in that capacity chairs the Learning and Teaching Board and the Graduate Board. His other responsibilities include links with the colleges, widening access and international development, including the World Wide Universities Network (WWUN). The Quality Management and Enhancement Unit, the Flexible Learning Development Unit and the Skills and Employability Unit report to him (as currently do the European Office, the International Office, OPTED and the Physical Education Service).

Professor Macklin is link pro-vice-chancellor for schools and departments in the Research School and Faculty of Arts - excluding the School of Modern Languages and Cultures - and the Research School and Faculty of Biological Sciences.

Professor Chris Taylor

As Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, Chris Taylor chairs the Research Board and oversees the work of the Research Support Unit. He chairs the Resource Centre Monitoring Committee, and the Life Long Learning Steering Group (and see also below).

Professor Taylor is link pro-vice-chancellor for schools and departments in the Research School and Faculty of Engineering – excluding the School of Mechanical Engineering – and the Research School and Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

Professor David Sugden

David Sugden chairs the Steering Group on the proposed merger with Bretton Hall (and is currently Acting Principal of the college). Although he is now sharing the portfolio with Dr Lewis (see below), Professor Sugden remains Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staff, and chairs the Committee on Promotional Chairs and the Committee on Readerships.

Professor Sugden is link pro-vice-chancellor for schools and departments in the Research School and Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, Psychology and Health – with the exception of the School of Psychology.

Professor David Hogg

As Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Communications and Information Technology, David Hogg chairs the Committee on Information Strategy, Systems and Services, maintaining an overview of the work of the academic services. His other responsibilities include co-ordination of the University’s Third Arm strategy, and the City and Regional Office reports to him accordingly.

Professor Hogg is link pro-vice-chancellor for schools and departments in the Research School and Faculty of Earth and the Environment, and also for the School of Mechanical Engineering.

Dr Harry Lewis

Although without a titular portfolio, many of Harry Lewis’s responsibilities lie in the staffing area: he chairs the Staff Committee, the Committee on Senior Lectureships, the Equal Opportunities Committee, and he serves on the three the joint committees between the University and the recognised trade unions (chairing two of them). In addition, he chairs the Health and Safety Committee, and, in the Life Long Learning area, has a special developmental responsibility for LLL opportunities in the city and region.

Dr Lewis is link pro-vice-chancellor for schools and departments in the Research School and Faculty of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences, and also for the School of Psychology and the School of Modern Languages and Cultures.

 

Link departmental responsibilities

A full list of the pro-vice-chancellors’ link departmental responsibilities is appended for ease of reference.

 

J R GAIR

Deputy Secretary

6 October 2000


 

Pro-Vice-Chancellors’ Link Department Responsibilities

 

Chris Taylor

School of Civil Engineering

School of Computing

School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering

School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering

School of Textile Industries

 

School of Mathematics

School of Physical Sciences

School of Chemistry

Department of Colour Chemistry

Procter Department of Food Science

Department of Physics & Astronomy

 

David Hogg

School of Earth Sciences

School of Geography

School of the Environment

Institute for Transport Studies

 

The Library

Information Systems Services

University Media Services

Careers Centre

 

Harry Lewis

Leeds University Business School

School of Continuing Education

School of Education

School of Social Sciences and Law

Institute of Communications Studies

 

Department of Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies

Department of East Asian Studies

Department of French

Department of German

Department of Italian

Language Centre

Department of Linguistics & Phonetics

Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies

Department of Spanish & Portuguese

 

David Sugden

Research School & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, Psychology and Health (excluding Psychology)

School of Medicine

School of Dentistry

School of Healthcare Studies

Nuffield Institute for Health

 

John Macklin

Sub-Faculty of Arts

School of Classics

Department of Fine Art

Department of Music

School of Philosophy

Department of Theology & Religious Studies

School of English

School of History

 

School of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

School of Biology

School of Biomedical Sciences

 

6 October 2000

 

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