University Agenda

Contents of this section:

[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously published or recurrent entry.]
  • * Note on procedures in Congregation
  • * List of forthcoming Degree Days
  • * List of forthcoming Matriculation Ceremonies

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    CONGREGATION 9 October

    Degree by Special Resolution

    The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 9 October, unless by that time the Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1993, p. 13) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of Congregation.

    Text of Special Resolution

    That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

    ARND KERKHECKER, Worcester College

    ALEXANDER PETER LJUNGQVIST, M.PHIL., Merton College

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    CONGREGATION 10 October 2 p.m.

    1 Admission of Pro-Vice-Chancellor

    The following person, duly nominated by the Vice-Chancellor to be amongst his deputies for the year 1995–6 (see `University Acts' above), will be admitted to office:

    PROFESSOR SIR RICHARD SOUTHWOOD, MA, D.SC., Fellow of Merton College

    2 Promulgation of Statutes

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    3 Declaration of approval of Special Resolution authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

    1 That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from the unearmarked section of the Higher Studies Fund such sums, initially estimated at £115K, as are necessary to cover the cost of the following commitments:

    (i) £20K to cover, for nine months until October 1996, the cost of an appointment of a research assistant to the Professor of Experimental Physics;

    (ii) up to £95K to cover the cost of the transfer and upgrading of equipment for the Professor of the Physics and Chemistry of Minerals.

    2 That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from that part of the Higher Studies Fund which is earmarked for Social Studies such sums, initially estimated at £238K, as are necessary to cover the cost of the following commitments:

    (i) a sum estimated at £163K to cover, for five years from the date of appointment, the cost of an appointment to a fixed-term post of University Lecturer in Biological Anthropology;

    (ii) £75K to meet the shortfall in funding for the provision of accommodation for the Centre for European and Comparative Law.