Exeter College is a further education corporation established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. The powers of Further Education Corporations are detailed in this act as amended by the Learning and Skills Act 2000 and the Further Education and Training Act 2007. Exeter College is also an exempt charity.
The constitution and requirements for internal conduct of colleges is prescribed by the Instrument and Articles of Government. A copy of the current Instrument and Articles of Government is available on request.
The Corporation has established standing orders to further prescribe its operation which are available on request to the Clerk.
The Board of Governors is responsible for determining the mission and strategic direction of the College as well as ensuring the effective and efficient use of resources and solvency of the College and safeguarding its assets. Accordingly the Board, in discussion with the senior leadership team, determines policy and oversees the management of the organisation.
Within the parameters set by the Instrument of Government, the College is able to determine its membership and composition. The current Board consists of 20 governors from a variety of backgrounds. Their experience, knowledge, skills and strategic leadership make a vital contribution to the continuing development of the organisation. Membership details and governor profiles can be found on the college website and can be provided on request. The Board operates through a committee structure comprising of six committees which meet regularly and report to the Board:
Click here to view the Committee Structure.
Audit Committee Terms of Reference.
Business Services Committee Terms of Reference.
Quality and Standards Committee Terms of Reference.
Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference.
Search and Governance Committee Terms of Reference.
Task and finish working groups are established when required.
Individual governors are required to declare any interests, both financial and personal, which could be perceived as influencing their judgement. Governors’ completed declarations of interest are available to inspect at Exeter College on request to the Clerk.
Please click here to view the Governors' Code of Conduct.
If you require any further information please contact:
Barbara Sweeney - Clerk to the Corporation
Telephone: 01392 400517
For more information regarding Board meetings (times, dates and venues) please click here.
Please click here to view the attendance register for 2012-2013
Please click here to view the Meetings Schedule for for 2013-2014
Please click here for more information regarding Report and Financial Statements 2012-2013.