Result of the Senior Governor Election
Voting in the election for the Senior Governor closed at 5pm Friday 7 May. The online vote was conducted independently by Civica Election Services.
The result is that Ms Julie Ashworth has been elected. The results are as follows:
|1 to elect|
|George K YULE||392|
- Number of Voters: 22,388
- Number of Votes Cast: 1,285
- Turnout: 5.74%
The election report from Civica Election Services is available here.
You can read Julie Ashworth’s candidate statement below.
In accordance with Section 3 (3) of the Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Act 2016, a report on the diversity of applicants for the vacancy is available here.
Senior Governor Election – 5 to 7 May 2021
The Senior Governor is responsible for the leadership and effectiveness of the Court as the University’s governing body, with a key role in building a successful relationship between Court and the senior management of the University.
The candidates standing for the role were:
- Ms Julie Ashworth
- The Very Revd Dr Graham Forbes
- George K Yule
An open meeting with the candidates was held on Tuesday 4 May. You can watch the recording of the open meeting here.