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6. Constitution of the Academic Board
The Academic Board shall consist of the following members:
Class 1: ex officio members
- the Warden, who shall take the Chair;
- the holders of the following posts (or the equivalent posts if the
names of such posts are subsequently altered by the Council):
- the Pro-Wardens
- the President of the Students' Union
- Heads of Department
- the Head or Acting Head of each Academic Department or Area as prescribed in the Ordinances
Class 3: elected members other than students
- one member of the Academic Staff elected by the Academic Staff from each Academic Department or Area, in accordance with any relevant provisions of the Ordinances or Standing Orders of the College
Class 4: student members
Not more than three students elected as prescribed by the Ordinances, provided that at no time does student membership exceed one tenth of the total membership of the Academic Board.
Class 5: specified postholders
The holders of up to four specified posts to be designated by the Council for this purpose from time to time.
A person who is eligible for membership of the Academic Board in more than one of the foregoing categories shall be permitted only one seat and there shall be no power to appoint a substitute in any of the categories.
The Academic Board shall have the power to co-opt up to two appropriately qualified persons for such period as it shall determine, except that such members shall not remain co-opted members for a seventh consecutive year.
Class 1 and Class 2 members of the Academic Board shall remain members for so long as they hold the relevant office.
Class 3 members shall hold office according to the Standing Orders of the College, subject to any specific arrangements prescribed for Academic Board by Ordinance.
Class 4 members shall remain members for a period of one year but shall be eligible for re-election for a further period.
Elected members of the Academic Board including student members shall cease to be members of the Board if they cease to be eligible in the categories in which they were elected. A student member shall vacate office immediately upon ceasing to be a student.
Casual vacancies shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of the Standing Orders of the College, subject to any specific arrangements prescribed for Academic Board by Ordinance.