Divisional Boards

There shall be a divisional board with responsibility, under Council and subject to plans, policies, and guidelines set by Council and its committees, for each division. The divisions are:

  Remit, composition and related matters
Membership (oxonly) 
Humanities
Composition of the division
Composition of the board
Membership
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Composition of the division
Composition of the board
Membership
Medical Sciences Composition of the division
Composition of the board, its functions and powers
Membership
Social Sciences Composition of the division
Composition of the board
Membership

The terms of reference, powers, and duties of each board shall include the following, and such other powers and duties as may be assigned to it by Council by decree or otherwise:

  • the oversight of the organization, development, and delivery of curricula (with an equal focus on graduate and on undergraduate studies) in collaboration with the colleges, and oversight and development of the general context of research, in the broad subject area covered by the division concerned, in close consultation with the units of academic administration in the division (hereinafter referred to as "sub-units");

Each board shall make an annual report to Council on the activities of its division in the preceding academic year, measured against the division's agreed operating statement.

The composition of each board shall be determined by Council by decree.

There shall be a head of each division, who shall chair the divisional board, and the arrangements for whose appointment shall be determined by Council decree.