Governance in higher education: a comparative study of English and Scottish University governing bodies

  • Guagha Micky Berezi

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


This study explores the governance of higher education institutions in two UK countries, England and Scotland, focusing on the perceptions of lay university governors and their accounts of governance practices as well as observation of some of the activities of university governing bodies. Particular attention is paid to the process of corporatisation of university governance within the context of a series of higher education reforms starting from the 1985 Jarratt Report.
Date of Award2008
Original languageEnglish

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