2022/23 Governance Effectiveness Review
An external review of Governance Effectiveness at Edinburgh Napier University was undertaken by AdvanceHE between September and December 2022. The final report was presented to University Court at its 26 June 2023 meeting. Court agreed the findings and recommendations of the Effectiveness Review Oversight Group, and approved the proposed amendments to Court’s Standing Orders and the Terms of Reference of Nominations Committee and Remuneration Committee required in response to the recommendations and to ensure compliance with the revised Scottish Code of Good Higher Education Governance.
Download the final report of the 2022/23 Governance Effectiveness Review
2017/18 Court Effectiveness Review Outcome and Recommendations
At its meeting on 20 September 2017 Court’s HE Governance Act Implementation Review Group agreed to conduct a Court Effectiveness Review with the following key activities/outputs:
- Court self-evaluation followed by externally facilitated evaluation of court effectiveness, resulting in recommendations as appropriate
- Review of sub-committee effectiveness and terms of reference, supported by external facilitation, resulting in proposed amendments as required/appropriate
Download the report of the 2017/18 Court Effectiveness Review Outcome and Recommendations
Final Report and Recommendations of the Court Effectiveness Review Working Group 2013/14
Report University Court determined at its 28 October 2013 meeting that a light touch “Effectiveness Review” of the Court (consistent with the terminology in the Scottish Code of Good HE Governance), should take place between November 2013 and May 2014. The final report and recommendations were received at the 23 June 2014 meeting of Court.
Download the Final Report and Recommendations of the Court Effectiveness Review Working Group 2013/14
Please note that the draft documents in the appendices of the report, including the Standing Orders of University Court and the committee terms of reference have been subject to changes agreed at the 23 June 2014 meeting of Court. The final versions of these can be found on the University Court intranet pages.
Report on the Outcome of the Governance Review 2009/10
In October 2009 the University Court established a working group to review the Court’s Governance arrangements, which reported to Court in June 2010. The summary findings of the working group are available in the report below:
Download the report on the outcome of the Governance Review 2009/10
Page last updated 29 June 2023