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CONGREGATION 19 May

Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 19 May, 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 Congregation.

Text of Special Resolution

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

ASHLEY JAMES WALKER JACKSON, M.ST., Mansfield College

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CONGREGATION 20 May

Notice

The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises questions to which no opposition has been notified and in respect of which no request for an adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice-Chancellor will accordingly declare the statutes approved without a meeting under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11 (Statutes, 1995, p. 8).

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CONGREGATION 3 June 2 p.m.

Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against the preambles of the following statutes, signed by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 26 May.

Promulgation of Statutes

Statute (1): Establishment of Professorship of Mathematics and its Applications and Professorship of Pure Mathematics

Explanatory note

The General Board has recently made available funds to enable the Mathematical Sciences Board to upgrade two Readerships in Mathematics to chairs. The following statute, and the decree to be made by Council if the statute is approved, establish a Professorship of Mathematics and its Applications and a Professorship of Pure Mathematics accordingly.

(1) WHEREAS it is expedient to establish a Professorship of Mathematics and its Applications and a Professorship of Pure Mathematics, THE UNIVERSITY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS.

In Tit. XIV, Sect. II, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1995, p. 107), after `Wallis Professorship of Mathematics' insert:

`Professorship of Mathematics and its Applications
Professorship of Pure Mathematics'.

Decree to be made by Council if the Statute is approved

1 In Ch. II, Sect. VI, § 1, SCHEDULE, concerning official members of faculty boards (Statutes, 1995, p. 231), under Mathematical Sciences, after `Mathematics, Wallis.' insert:

`Mathematics and its Applications.
Mathematics, Pure.'

2 In Ch. VII, Sect. I, § 5. B, SCHEDULE A, concerning professorships (p. 369), after `Wallis Professor of Mathematics' insert:

`Professorship of Mathematics and its Applications
Professorship of Pure Mathematics'.

3 Ibid., Sect. III, concerning particular professorships (p. 445, as renumbered by Decree (1) of 31 October 1996, Gazette, p. 244), insert new §§ 200--1 as follows and renumber existing §§ 200--11 (pp. 445--50, as renumbered by the same decree) as §§ 202--13:

`§200. Professor of Mathematics and its Applications

1. The Professor of Mathematics and its Applications shall lecture and give instruction in some branch of Mathematics and its Applications.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in (2) of this clause is Vice- Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any decree in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in (2) of this clause;

(4) a person appointed by Council;

(5), (6) two persons appointed by the General Board;

(7)--(9) three persons appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the decree concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same decree which are applicable to this chair.

§201. Professor of Pure Mathematics

1. The Professor of Pure Mathematics shall lecture and give instruction in some branch of Pure Mathematics.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in (2) of this clause is Vice- Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any decree in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in (2) of this clause;

(4) a person appointed by Council;

(5), (6) two persons appointed by the General Board;

(7)--(9) three persons appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the decree concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same decree which are applicable to this chair.'

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Statute (2): Establishment of Professorship of Transplantation

Explanatory note

Council, on the recommendation of the General Board, has accepted a case made by the Clinical Medicine Board for the upgrading of the Clinical Readership in Transplantation Surgery into a Professorship of Transplantation. The cost of the post would continue to be covered from National Health Service funds. The following statute, and the decree to be made by Council if the statute is approved, establish a Professorship of Transplantation accordingly.

(2) WHEREAS it is expedient to establish a Professorship of Transplantation, THE UNIVERSITY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS.

In Tit. XIV, Sect. II, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1995, p. 107), after `Regius Professorship of Moral and Pastoral Theology' insert:

`Professorship of Transplantation'.

Decree to be made by Council if the Statute is approved

1 In Ch. II, Sect. VI, § 1, SCHEDULE, concerning official members of faculty boards (Statutes, 1995, p. 230), under Clinical Medicine, after `Surgery, Orthopaedic, Nuffield.' insert:

`Transplantation.'

2 In Ch. VII, Sect. I, § 5. B, SCHEDULE C, concerning professorships (p. 370), after `Nuffield Professor of Surgery' insert:

`Professor of Transplantation'.

3 Ibid., Sect. III, concerning particular professorships (p. 483), insert new § 314 as follows and renumber existing §§ 314--21 (pp. 483--8) as §§ 315--22:

`§ 314. Professorship of Transplantation

1. The Professor of Transplantation shall lecture and give instruction in Transplantation and shall engage in advanced study and research.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in (2) of this clause is Vice- Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any decree in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in (2) of this clause;

(4) a person appointed by Council;

(5), (6) two persons appointed by the General Board;

(7) the Nuffield Professor of Surgery;

(8) a person appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine;

(9) a person holding a clinical appointment appointed by the Oxfordshire Health Authority.

At least three members of the board, of whom one shall be a professor, shall hold clinical appointments.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the decree concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same decree which are applicable to this chair.'

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CONGREGATION 19 June

Election

Vice-Chancellorship, Nominating Committee for the

Vacancy: One (not being also a member of Council)

Retiring member: Professor C.M. Perrins (not re-eligible)

Period from MT 1997: 4 years

Nominations in writing for the election on 19 June, by two members of Congregation, will be received by the Head Clerk at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 26 May, and similar nominations by six members of Congregation up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 2 June.

Council has decided that nominations should show for each signatory the name and college or department in block capitals. Any names which are not so shown may not be published. At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be made on an official nomination form. Copies of the form are obtainable from the Head Clerk (telephone: (2)70190, e-mail: philip.moss@admi n.ox.ac.uk.

Note on the body concerned

The Nominating Committee for the Vice- Chancellorship is responsible for deciding the name to be proposed to Congregation for the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor. The next such proposal is due to be made in Trinity Term 1999 in respect of a Vice- Chancellor to serve from October 2001.

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