Press release

Ronnie Bowie elected Chair of Court

Published on 18 March 2019

Mr Ronnie Bowie has been elected Chair of Court, the University’s governing body, and will serve a period of three years from 1 August 2019

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Mr Bowie returns as Chair of Court, having served in the position for the past three years. This is the first time an election has been held for the Chair following the Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Act 2016.

Voting was open between 9am on 12 March and 5pm on 15 March 2019 and the election was run online using the first past the post method, in accordance with the University’s regulations for the appointment of the Chairperson of Court.

The election saw 455 votes cast, with 290 for Mr Bowie and 159 for Mr David Walker. There were six abstentions.


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