Vice-Chancellor appointed to University of Cambridge Council

Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway has been appointed an External Member of the Council of the University of Cambridge, with effect from October 1st 2017.

The Council is the principal executive and policy-making body of the University of Cambridge, reporting to Regent House. It has overall responsibility for administration, defining the University’s mission, planning its work and managing its resources. It also deals with relations between the University and the Colleges. The Council includes 16 elected academic members, four external members and three student members.

Council members are regarded as the University’s charity trustees as well as the directors of the University as a corporate body. On election or appointment to the Council, members take on significant legal responsibilities and duties.

Sir David said: “I’m honoured to take on this role at the University of Cambridge and look forward to taking up my duties.”

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