University of Strathclyde | General Convocation

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

University of Strathclyde | General Convocation

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Description area

Dates of existence

1964-

History

General Convocation meets once a year and comprises the officers of the University and members of Court as well as members drawn from other educational institutions, business, local government, politics, Lord Lieutenants and the legal establishment. Audited financial statements for the previous year and a report by the Principal are presented to it. Convocation may discuss any matter relating to the University and convey its opinion to the Court. It appoints the Chancellor as Head of the University, and has the right to appoint four members to Court.

A list of the members of the General Convocation is published in the University calendar.

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General context

Relationships area

Related entity

University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0047

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1964-

Description of relationship

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Secretary (1990-2010)

Identifier of the related entity

C0210

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1990-2010

Description of relationship

The Secretary provided secretarial services for the General Convocation.

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Registrar (1964-1990)

Identifier of the related entity

C0178

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1964-1990

Description of relationship

The Registrar provided secretarial services for the General Convocation.

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Chancellor (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0213

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1964 to date

Description of relationship

The Chancellor presides at meetings of the General Convocation.

Related entity

University of Strathclyde Graduates Association (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0082

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1964 to date

Description of relationship

The Graduates Association appointed representatives to the General Convocation.

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0006

Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Victoria Peters, December 2009.

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