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Executive Group

Donna McMillan

University Secretary

Barbour Building, High Street, Paisley

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Career Overview

As Secretary to Court and Director of Corporate Support, Donna manages the business of the Court and the Senate and their various committees; University regulations; constitutional and ceremonial matters. Donna has strategic oversight of health & safety, and risk and resilience and is responsible for the provision of legal services, including freedom of information/data protection and compliance with Home Office matters.

Donna took on her current role providing institutional leadership for University Corporate and Academic Governance in 2011, as University Secretary and Registrar, having previously been Academic Registrar and Director of the Quality Enhancement Unit at the University.

The Court & Senate Office manages all ceremonial events for the University including graduations and honorary awards.

A member of the University Executive Group, the Secretary to Court provides advice to the Principal & Vice-Chancellor and colleagues across the University.

The Secretary to the Court provides advice to members of the Court and has a key role in supporting the governing body.

A graduate of Medieval History and English Literature of the University of Surrey, with a Masters Degree in Law, Donna is particularly interested in the history and heritage of the University.

Court and Senate Office Co-ordinator – Lesley Lloyd, 0141 848 3678,

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