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The Governing Body comprises all the Fellows of the College and has power to amend the Statutes, subject to the approval of the University and the Privy Council, and to make Ordinances.

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Governance of ҹѰ

Governing Body

The Governing Body of ҹѰ has ultimate responsibility for the government of the College as a place of education, learning and research, and consists of the President, the Vice-President and all the Fellows under Titles A, B, C and D. It meets five times a year and two representatives each from the WCSA Executive, the Emeritus Fellows, the Senior Members and the College staff attend as observers at the invitation of the President.


Governing Body meets five times a year, on Wednesdays at 18.00: 2023-24: 11 October, 8 November 2023; 7 February, 8 May and 3 July 2024.

Governing Body papers are for Governing Body members and Emeritus Fellows only; Raven access is required.

College Council

The College Council is responsible for the financial affairs of the College, for the care and management of its property, and for other matters assigned to it by the Governing Body. It comprises five ex-officio Officers, ten Fellows elected by the Governing Body from among its members, and three students, elected by the ҹѰ Student Association.

Council meets eight times per year, in practice generally on the fourth Monday of the month. Meetings are minuted by the College Secretary.

Members 2023-24

Ex-officio: President (Professor Jane Clarke FMedSci FRS), Vice-President (Kevin Greenbank), Bursar (Joanna Cheffins), Senior Tutor (Susan Larsen), Development Director (Simon Crookall)

Ten elected Fellows:  Lynette Alcantara, Melody Clark, Stephen Evans, Peter Jones, Virginia Newcombe, Paul Ramchandani, Ana Toribio, Jamie Trinidad, Martin Vinnell, James Wood

Students (from November 2022): WCSA President (Cameron Few), WCSA Vice-President (vacant) and WCSA Junior Treasurer (Isaac James)

Council Meetings

2023-24: 16 October, 20 November 2023; 22 January, 26 February, 22 April, 20 May, 24 June & 23 September 2024

Unreserved Council papers are for Governing Body members and Emeritus Fellows; Raven access required.

In addition to Governing Body and Council, there are a number of other Committees. Scheduled meetings are listed on agendas and minutes, or contact the College Secretary for more information.