Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is responsible for the overall strategic direction and governance of the University.

The Board's many powers, functions, duties and responsibilities are set out in the University's Statutory Instrument, the Statement of Primary Responsibilities and the Governors' Handbook.

Details about the University's two principal committees (Board of Governors and Academic Council) can be found on our Committee pages.

Profiles of Current Governors

Board of Governors Minutes and Meetings

The Board is constituted in accordance with the University's formal committee structure.

Chair: Ms Jennifer Craw

Secretary: Ms Hilary J Douglas

Powers, Functions, Composition and Duties of the Board

Information on the remit, composition, statement of primary responsibilities and code of conduct of the Board of Governors is available on the Governance webpage

Profiles of the Board of Governors


Session 2016/17


Session 2016/17

Session 2015/16


Session 2016/17

  • Thursday 6 October 2016 in N204, Sir Ian Wood Building, Riverside East
  • Thursday 15 December 2016 in H230, Faculty of Health and Social Care
  • Thursday 23 March 2017 in H230, Faculty of Health and Social Care
  • Thursday 29 June 2017 in H230, Faculty of Health and Social Care

These meetings will commence at 1.00 pm.

Committee Papers

“We were very impressed by the high standards and level of ability shown by the Robert Gordon University students. The legal profession in Aberdeen is thriving and it’s great to know there’s such a great wealth of graduate talent ready to make its mark on the legal sector.”

Bruce Smith Chairman of Paull and Williamsons


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