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CONGREGATION 26 February
Degree by Special Resolution
The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at
noon on 26 February, 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, 1995,
p. 13) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of
Text of Special Resolution
That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:
LORD ATTENBOROUGH OF RICHMOND UPON THAMES, St Catherine's College
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CONGREGATION 19 March 2 p.m.
Voting on Special Resolution approving the
conferment of an Honorary Degree
That the conferment of the Degree of Master of Arts, honoris
causa, upon SIR ASHLEY PONSONBY, BT, KCVO, MC, be approved.
¶ Sir Ashley has served as Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire
from 1980 to 1996, having previously been a Deputy Lieutenant for six
years. He came to Balliol in Hilary Term 1940 but left in 1941 to
serve in the war and was unable to return to the college. As Lord-
Lieutenant he has performed valuable service to the University, not
least in fostering its external relations.
If the special resolution is approved, the honorary degree will be
conferred at the degree ceremony on 18 May 1996.