Committee for Development and Alumni Relations

The Committee for Development and Alumni Relations is mainly responsible for:

  • Advising Council on strategy and policy relating to development, alumni relations and sponsorship, and the alignment of development and alumni relations priorities with the strategic objectives of the University;
  • Monitoring the implementation and effectiveness of the University's policies and procedures relating to development and alumni relations, reporting and referring matters to Council as appropriate;
  • Seeking to promote and facilitate fundraising and alumni relations within the collegiate University; and
  • Referring cases which in its view raise issues of a reputational, ethical or similar nature to the Committee for the Review of Donations.

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Membership as at MT 2020 is as follows
 

  Name Conditions of appointment Until
[1] Dr Robert Easton (Chair) The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Development and External Affairs), who shall be chair of the committee ex officio
[2] Dr David Prout The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Resources) ex officio
[3] The Junior Proctor (Professor Freya Johnston) One of the Proctors and the Assessor as may be agreed between them ex officio
[4] Sir Jonathan Phillips, Warden of Keble (nominee) The Chairman of the Conference of Colleges or, subject to the approval of the Council, his or her nominee ex officio
[5] Dr Nick Brown The Chair of the Development Panel ex officio
[6] Professor Edmund Herzig (nominee) The head (or the nominee of the head) of the Humanities Division ex officio
[7] Professor John Wheater (nominee) The head (or the nominee of the head) of the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division ex officio
[8] Professor Gavin Screaton  The head (or the nominee of the head) of the Medical Sciences Division ex officio
[9] Professor Sarah Whatmore The head (or the nominee of the head) of the Social Sciences Division ex officio
[10] Professor Geraldine Johnson One of two persons appointed by Council  MT 2021
[11] Baroness Jan Royall, Somerville As above MT 2022
[12] Ben Farmer, 
VP Charities and Community
One student member representative appointed by the Executive of the Oxford University Student Union from among their own number MT 2021
  Co-opted    
  Julie Hage, Wadham The committee may co-opt up to two additional members for such periods as the committee shall deem appropriate MT 2022
  Vacancy As above  
  Secretary: Council Secretariat (Joseph O'Connor)  

 

The Committee meets twice per year, in Michaelmas and Trinity terms.

Date Time Venue
26 October 2020 2.00 pm Online
17 May 2021 2.00 pm TBC

 

Regulations


For the regulations of the Committee for Development and Alumni Relations, please click here:

REGULATIONS

Contact us


Joseph O'Connor

Planning and Council Secretariat

joseph.oconnor@admin.ox.ac.uk