This note considers the role and duties of the Chair of governing body, Chancellor, Pro Chancellor, the head of institution and the Secretary/Clerk. To be effective
in discharging their duties governors need to receive appropriate and timely information, and have sufficient time at meetings for key matters to be discussed and agreed.
This briefing note is part of a series of downloadable summaries that have been designed to support you in addressing different aspects of governance or to be disseminated as a helpful resource to colleagues who are new to particular areas of governance. Each draws on the latest thinking and legalisation, providing a helpful guide to re-familiarise yourself with specific issues as they arise. Each briefing note offers up-to-date information, further reading, links and questions to consider on a range of governance issues.