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The Board

The Board of Governors at Leeds City College was established during the merger process in 2008/2009.

Our Board is responsible for – amongst many other things – determining the mission and strategic direction of the College, policies, procedures, and overseeing the management of the College which is in the hands of the Principal.

All of our Governors are very proud of the position they hold and take their responsibilities seriously. The Board includes members from a variety of backgrounds and their experience and strategic skills make a vital contribution to the continuing development of the organisation.

Our Board of Governors are working hard with staff and students to make Leeds City College a beacon of excellence for the future.

The Board has established the following Committees to assist with its work:

  • Audit
  • Education Standards
  • Estates
  • Finance and General Purposes
  • Human Resources and Senior Staff
  • Property Steering Group
  • Search Governance
  • Student

Legal Status

Leeds City College is an independent Further Education (FE) Corporation, established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (the Act).

The College is administered under the Instrument and Articles of Government which are Statutory Instruments made under the Act and which set out the rules for the constitution and operation of the Corporation and the machinery for College decision-making.

Within the parameters set by the Instrument of Government, the College is able to determine its own total number and composition and the current Board consists of 20 governors.

The current composition provides for the appointment of 2 staff members and 2 student members. The Principal is an ex-officio member of the Board.

When selecting people for appointment as governors the Board aims to achieve a skills mix designed to maximise its overall effectiveness.

The Board also wishes to benefit from a range of perspectives which will be enriched by drawing members from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Melanie Halstead
(Clerk to the Board of Governors)
t: 0113 386 1808
e: melanie.halstead@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

Corporate Reports
Annual Report 2012