Statutes of the University

Statute 4

The Pro-Chancellors

Role
1. The Pro-Chancellors may, in the absence of the Chancellor or during a vacancy in the office of Chancellor, exercise the functions of the Chancellor, save for the conferring of degrees and the appointment of members of Court, and they may preside at meetings of Court.

Election
2. The Pro-Chancellors shall be elected by Court on the nomination of Council. The Pro-Chancellors shall hold office for three year terms, subject to a maximum of two such terms, unless Court by special resolution determines otherwise. A special resolution for this purpose is a resolution considered as a separate agenda item at a properly constituted meeting of Court and passed by a majority of those present and voting.

Resignation
3. A Pro-Chancellor may resign at any time by a letter sent to Court through the Secretary.