Glyndŵr University is a Higher Education Corporation which was established under the 1988 Higher Education Reform Act in 1993 as the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education; and which was granted its University title by the Privy Council on 3rd July 2008. The University is also a charity registered with the Charity Commission (Charity number 1142048).
The Board of Governors is the principal, legal, financial and business authority of the University as well as the employing authority for all of its staff. The Board is specifically required to determine the educational character and mission of the University and to set its general strategic direction.
of the University and is responsible for making proposals to the Board about the educational character and mission of the University and for implementing the decisions of the Board, as well as the organisation, direction and management of the University and the leadership of its staff. She undertakes this with the support of the Vice Chancellor’s Executive Team.
Subject to the overall responsibility of the Board and the responsibilities of the Vice Chancellor the Academic Board is responsible for general issues relating to the research, scholarship, teaching and courses of the University, the development of the academic activities and advising the Vice Chancellor and the Board of Governors on these matters.
Information about our board of Governors.
As Chancellor, Trefor Jones CVO CBE is a figurehead for Wrexham Glyndŵr University. He took up the role formally on 1st January 2016 for a three-year term of office.
The University confers Honorary Fellowships upon people in recognition of their significant commitment to the University and the wider community and is the highest honour that the University can bestow.
The University was successfully registered with the Charity Commission in May 2011.