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Consultation Paper on a Higher Education Governance Bill

DescriptionViews are invited on the proposed introduction of legislation to the Scottish Parliament aimed at enhancing and improving governance in higher education institutions in Scotland.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 07, 2014


ISBN 978 1 78412 910 1 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 38411

This document is also available in pdf format (517k)
The respondent information form and consultation questionnaire are available in MS Word format (140k)


Ministerial Foreword


Higher Education Governance Review

Consultation Paper on a Higher Education Governance Bill: Legislative Proposals
A. Privy Council
B. Academic Freedom
C. Role of Principals
D. Chairing of Governing Bodies
E. Membership of Governing Bodies
F. Composition of Academic Boards and Appointment of Members


Consultation Process


Annex A: Higher Education in Scotland: In Context

Annex B: Governance Structures

Annex C: Consultation Questions

Annex D: Assessing Impact

Annex E: Respondent Information Form