Benefices Delegacy

The Benefices Delegacy is the University body that considers matters arising from the University's responsibilities as patron under Part 1 of Council Regulations 2 of 2004.

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Membership as at MT 2021 will be as follows


  Name   Conditions of appointment Until
[1] Professor Louise Richardson   The Vice-Chancellor ex-officio
[2] Ms Lucinda Rumsey, Mansfield   The Senior Proctor ex-officio
[3] Dr David Johnson, St Antony's   The Junior Proctor ex-officio
[4] Dr Bettina Lange, Wolfson   The Assessor ex-officio
[5] The Revd Canon Professor Graham Ward, Christ Church   The Regius Professor of Divinity ex-officio
[6] Canon Professor Carol Harrison, Christ Church   The Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity ex-officio
[7] The Revd Canon Bruce Kinsey, Balliol   A member of Convocation elected by Congregation MT 2024
[8] The Revd Dr Jenn Strawbridge, Keble   as above MT 2024
[9] The Revd Andrew Allen, Exeter   as above MT 2027
[10] The Revd Canon Dr Simon Jones, Merton   as above MT 2027

Secretary: Council Secretariat (Aristea Gkontra)


The Committee deals with issues by correspondence. 


For the regulations of the Benefices Delegacy please click here:


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Aristea Gkontra

Administrative Officer (Governance)

Planning and Council Secretariat