University Acts

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CONGREGATION 15 February

Election

On Thursday, 15 February, the following was duly elected to hold office for four years from the first day of Trinity Term 1996:

As a member of the Buildings Committee

D. PALFREYMAN, MA, Fellow of New College

[The votes recorded were: for Ms Chapman, 183; for Mr Palfreyman, 292.]

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CONGREGATION 19 February

Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1995, p. 13), the following resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 19 February.

Text of Special Resolution

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

CYRIL JENNINGS, MA status, Templeton College

MARTHA CRAVER NUSSBAUM, St Anne's College

ADELE MARGUERITE SMITH, Hertford College

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL

1 Status of Master of Arts

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. vi, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1995, p. 345) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified for membership of Congregation:

FIONA FRANCES CAMPBELL, University Offices

STUART DERMOT LEE, Computing Services

ETIENNE JEAN PICARD, University College

SIMUKAI WANZIRA UTETE, St Hugh's College

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2 Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Campbell, F.F., MA status, University Offices
Kelly, C.H.M., MA, D.Phil., New College
Lee, S.D., MA status, Computing Services
Martin, P.E., MA, St Edmund Hall
Nussbaum, M.C., MA, St Anne's
Picard, E.J., MA status, University
Smith, A.M., MA, Hertford
Utete, S.W., MA status, St Hugh's
Wathen, A.J., MA, New College

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CONGREGATION 20 February

Declaration of approval of unopposed Statute promulgated on 6 February

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Statute establishing the Degree of Master of Mathematics approved.

Promulgation of Statute

A form of Statute was promulgated. No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the preamble carried of the proposed Statute making formal provision for the exclusion of persons from access to university facilities and services in appropriate circumstances.

Declaration of approval of General Resolution

That this House endorse the introduction of new arrangements for the making of awards for the recognition of academic distinction or contribution to academic work of the University under Tit. X, Sect. I (b) (Statutes, 1995, p. 73, as set out in the report of the Committee on Academic Salaries (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4388), and in particular

(1) the introduction of three new levels of award, making five in all, and

(2) the payment, if the Vice-Chancellor deems justified after appropriate consultation, of permanent awards to professors at the beginning of their appointments in advance of any regular review (within a cash-limited sum) of such awards by the Committee on Non-clinical Professorial Distinction Awards.

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 8 March, see `Examinations and Boards' below.