Cambridge reform bid

November 9, 2007

Cambridge University is taking forward a proposal to bring more external members on to its principal executive and policy-making body. Following a consultation, the university plans to alter its statutes to increase the number of external members on its council from two to four.

Last year, the vice-chancellor of Oxford University lost a battle to push through reforms that would have ended Oxford's 800-year-old tradition of academic self-governance by giving external business figures a majority on the governing council.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments