File: Executive Control and Government of UMIST

Scope and Content

Papers relating to a proposal of the Academic Board that a Joint Working Party should be appointed to make recommendations on the Institute's pattern of executive control and the relationship between academic and governing interests. This recommendation was accepted by the Council of the Institute in June 1970. The papers include the minutes of a meeting of the Working Party on 10 August 1970 and refer to the appointment of three vice-principals in the areas of student affairs and communications, academic development and finance.