Governing Council

The Governing Council is the body that sets the lines of action the University is to undertake in terms of strategy and programmes, as well as the guidelines and procedures for application of these guidelines in the fields of teaching and research, and with respect to the institution’s human and financial resources.

Make-up and regulations

The Governing Council is chaired by the Rector and also comprises the General Secretary, the Administrator and fifty members representing the different sectors of the university community.

Its competences include: ensuring compliance with the Statutes, Regulations and Resolutions of Senate; approving the draft budget and the annual accounts for submission to the Advisory Council; creating, modifying and abolishing departments, faculties, schools and University services; approving the curricula and monitoring their implementation; authorizing agreements with public and private entities for academic collaboration and university extension; approving staffing and the lists of teaching and research posts; proposing the academic calendar and approving the official public fees for university activities; and resolving administrative claims falling under its jurisdiction.

List of Members of the Governing Council

Ex-officio members

  • Santiago García Granda
  • Eva María Cordero González
  • Ana I. Caro Muñoz

Elected by Senate

Lecturers holding a PhD belonging to University Teaching Corps

  • Ana María Fernández García
  • Carmen Fernández Rubio
  • Isabel García Ovies Sarandeses
  • Juan Manuel Marchante Gayón
  • Manuel Montenegro Hermida
  • Luis José Rodríguez Muñíz
  • Camino Rodríguez Vela
  • Pedro Sánchez Lazo
  • Juan Carlos San Pedro Veledo

Remaining Teaching and Research Staff

  • Mar Alonso Martínez
  • Isabel Hevia Artime
  • María Ángeles Menéndez de la Uz

Student Body

  • Elena Quintana Fernández
  • Alba María Morán Morán
  • Olaya Rosell León
  • Llucía Menéndez Día
  • Andrea Pastor Rodríguez

Administrative Staff

  • Benjamín Álvarez González
  • Gema Campo Álvarez
  • Miguel Ángel Fernández de Oliva

Representatives of Deans and Heads of Centres, Departments and University Institutes

Deans and Heads of Centres

  • José Antonio Gómez Rodríguez
  • Alfonso López Muñiz
  • José María Roca Martínez
  • José Manuel Noriega Antuña
  • Benjamín López Pérez
  • José Carlos Núñez Pérez

Heads of Department

  • Felipe Fernández García
  • Eduardo González Fidalgo
  • Antonio Manuel Fueyo Silva
  • María Jesús Cañal Villanueva
  • Jaime Aurelio Viña Olay
  • Jesús Suárez Pérez del Río

Appointed by the Rector

  • Francisco José Borge López
  • Asunción Cámara Obregón
  • Juan Carlos Campo Rodríguez
  • Agustín Costa García
  • Juan José del Coz Díaz
  • Javier Fernández Teruelo
  • Xabiel García Pañeda
  • Consuelo Gómez Secades
  • Marta María Hernando Álvarez
  • Jorge  López de Bustamante Ramos
  • Elisa Miguélez González
  • José Ramón Obeso Suárez
  • Eugenia Suárez Serrano
  • Julio Tascón Fernández
  • Isabel Teresita Truán Vereterra

Appointed by the Advisory Council

  • Ladislao de Arriba Azcona
  • Ramón Álvarez Bello
  • Maximina Fernández Otero