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University Court

The University Court is the governing body of the University, working to the Nolan's Committee's seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, accountability, objectivity, openness, honesty and leadership.

The Court is responsible for the following key areas:

  • mission, vision and strategy of the University
  • University students and staff
  • financial systems and control environment
  • corporate governance
  • senior management of the University

The Chair of the Court is responsible for the leadership and effectiveness of Court and ensures that the University is well connected with its stakeholders, including its staff and students. The Chair ensures that Court members work together effectively and efficiently, and have confidence in the procedures laid down for the conduct of business.

Harry Adam

Harry Adam

Vice-Chair of the University Court from 2012, Lay member 2005–2012

Members of the University Court

Graham Hastie

Graham Hastie

Lay member from 2019

Barbara McKissack

Barbara McKissack

Court membership: Lay member from 2013

Catriona Morrison MBE

Catriona Morrison MBE

Court membership: Lay member 2016

chloe whyte

Chloe Whyte

Students’ Union President 2019

Christine Simpson

Christine Simpson

Provost of Stirling Council 2017

Douglas Kearney

Douglas Kearney

Lay member from 2019

robert black

Dr Robert Black CBE

Lay member from 2019

George MacLeod

George MacLeod

Member of Professional Services Staff from 2019

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Hamish Grossart

Court membership: Lay member from 2017

Joshua Muirhead

Joshua Muirhead

Students' Union Vice-President Communities 2019

kenny fraser

Kenny Fraser

Lay member from 2019

Maggie Roderick

Maggie Roderick

Court membership: Lay member 2016

mary allison

Mary Allison

Lay Member from 2019

Pamela Crawford

Pamela Crawford

Member of Professional Services Staff from 2020

Peter Hancock

Peter Hancock

Member of Academic Staff from 2019

Professor Alison Green

Professor Alison Green

Court membership: Academic Council representative from 2013

Gerry McCormac

Professor Gerry McCormac FRSE, FSA, FRSA, FHEA

Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Professor Holger Nehring

Professor Holger Nehring

Court membership: Academic Council representative 2015

Professor Jayne Donaldson

Professor Jayne Donaldson

Court Membership: Academic Council Representative 2015

Professor Malcolm MacLeod

Professor Malcolm MacLeod BSc, PhD, FRSA, FBPsS

Senior Deputy Principal (Operational Strategy and External Affairs)

Scott Haldane

Scott Haldane

Court membership: Lay member from 2012

susan gordon

Susan Gordon Hardy

Lay Member from 2019

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