Academic Governance

The University operates a deliberative committee structure in relation to its academic governance. Academic Board is the ultimate authority for academic matters and it has established a structure of committees and boards to devolve specific responsibilities to.

Committee Structure

The academic governance committee structure is as follows:

Diagram of committee structure under Academic Board. Academic Planning Committee. Academic Quality Enhancement Committee (and reporting sub-committees) Learning and Teaching Committee (and reporting sub-committees) Research and Innovation Committee (and reporting sub-committees) Faculty Boards

The Academic Quality and Development Unit has a broad responsibility for academic governance matters, including its operation, review and enhancement. Processes are reviewed annually and subject to approval by Academic Board. More information on the governance of the University and its key governing documents and policies can be found on the Board of Governors webpage and the Strategies and Policies webpage.

Further information about academic governance at Edge Hill University can be found in Chapter 8 of the Quality Management Handbook.