Birmingham Newman┬áUniversity is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. Its objects are the conduct of a Roman Catholic University for the advancement of education, learning and research for the benefit of the public.
The University is self-governing and legally independent but┬áregulated as a public body.
The University Council
The University Council is responsible for determining the educational character and mission of the┬áUniversity and for overseeing┬áits┬áactivities. Its members┬áare also directors of┬áthe Company and Charity Trustees. ░Ň│ˇ▒╠řBoard of Governors currently meets four times per year.┬áFollow the link for further information about┬áThe University Council.
░Ň│ˇ▒╠řSenate┬áhas delegated responsibility from the Board of Governors for the development and oversight of the academic work of the University.
University Leadership Team
░Ň│ˇ▒╠řVice-Chancellor┬áis the Chief Executive, appointed by the University Council, and is responsible for the organisation, direction and management of the University. The University Leadership Team team consists of the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students), Chief Financial Officer, University Secretary & Registrar, Executive Dean of Faculty of Arts, Society & Professional Studies, Executive Dean of Faculty of Education, and the Director of Human Resources.
University Operations Team (UOT)┬á
The general management of the organisation is steered by the┬áUniversity Operations Team which meets fortnightly to consider the implementation of University strategy and policy.