Committee for the Proctors' Office

The Committee for the Proctors' Office provides strategic oversight of the work of the Proctors' Office. It has overall responsibility for ensuring the Proctors' Office is supporting the Proctors and Assessor in carrying out their duties both effectively and with autonomy.

Terms of Reference

The full terms of reference for the Committee are set out in Part 6 of Council Regulations 2 of 2004.

Schedule of Meetings:


Name Conditions of Appointment Duration

Dr Ed Bispham
Brasenose College

Member of Congregation, Chair (appointed GPC) TT2025

Pete Mandeville

Clerks to the Proctors, Secretary ex officio

Dr Kathryn Murphy   Oriel College

Senior Proctor ex officio

Prof David Kirk      Nuffield College

Junior Proctor

ex officio

Prof Joseph Conlon      New College

Assessor ex officio


Member of Division (appointed by GPC)  
Prof Lesley Smith
Harris Manchester
Member of College (appointed by Conference of Colleges) MT2024
Dr Lorraine Wild Member of College (appointed by Conference of Colleges) HT2025
Grace Olusola
VP Welfare and Equal
Student member (appointed by Oxford University Student Union) TT2023


Contact us

Proctors' Office
University Offices
Wellington Square