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Loughborough University

University Governance

Charter and Statutes

Statute V

The Vice-Chancellor

V. The Vice-Chancellor


The successors to the first Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by a meeting of the Council after consideration of a report from a Joint Committee of the Council and Senate.


Subject to Statute XXI the Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for such period and on such terms and conditions as the Council may determine.


The Vice-Chancellor shall, subject to such directions as may be given by the Council, exercise general supervision over the University and shall be generally responsible to the Council for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the University.


The Vice-Chancellor may refuse to admit any person as a Student and may subject to the provisions of Statute XXIV suspend any Student from any class or classes and exclude any Student from any part of the University or its precincts; provided that the reasons for any such refusal, suspension or exclusion shall be reported to the Council and the Senate at their respective next meetings

October 2013

Note: Amendments allowed by the Privy Council on 30 December 1974 and 7 April 1982 are embodied in the Statutes, and are indicated by *.

Modifications made by the University Commissioners and allowed by the Privy Council on 17 November 1992 are incorporated and are indicated by †.

Amendments allowed by the Privy Council on 14 December 1993, 24 April 1996, 3 September 1998, 10 August 1999, 27 July 2001, 31 October 2001, 8 May 2003, 20 August 2007, 9 December 2009 and 12 February 2020 are embodied in the Statutes, and are indicated by ¶, #, , $, ^, +, >, ~ ,% and &.