As University Secretary, Roger is responsible for key areas of University life including corporate governance, audit and risk management, supporting the Council (the governing body) and the Senate (the principal academic authority), and the main committees of the University. He also looks after student administration - taking students from registration right through to graduation - academic appeals and regulation, legal issues and complaints and discipline. He has responsibility for internal and external communications.
After studying Philosophy and Theology at Oxford, Roger spent a year in accountancy and three years working for the students' union at York. He joined the University in 1980, and was appointed Head of Secretariat in 1994, Deputy Secretary in 1998 and University Secretary in 2001.
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