University Acts

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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 person who is qualified for membership of Congregation:

FERGUS VINCENT GLEESON, Department of Radiology

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2 Register of Congregation

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

Blundell, K.M., MA, D.Phil., Balliol
Butterwick, R.J., MA, Wolfson
Gleeson, F.V., MA status, Department of Radiology
Kwiatkowski, D.P., MA, Exeter

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CONGREGATION 17 June

1 Declaration of approval of unopposed Statutes promulgated on 3 June

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice- Chancellor declared the the Statutes (1) establishing a Professorship of Mathematics and its Applications and a Professorship of Pure Mathematics and (2) establishing a Professorship of Transplantation approved.

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2 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 provision to enable Kellogg College to elect professorial fellows.

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3 Declaration of approval of Special Resolutions

(1) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Diploma upon HIS EXCELLENCY VÁCLAV HAVEL, President of the Czech Republic, be approved.

(2) That a site behind No. 1 South Parks Road be allocated for a building of approximately 2,200 sq.m. to house the Institute for American Studies.

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4 Special Resolution approved on a division

That this House

(a) endorse the development of the School of Management Studies, to be renamed the Said Business School in the event of a benefaction from Mr Said being forthcoming, through the construction of a new building on the Oxford station forecourt site on the broad terms and conditions set out in the explanatory note to this resolution and in the decree published with this resolution;

(b) agree, subject to the acquisition by the University of the freehold of the site, to allocate a site of up to 2.4 acres for the construction of a building for the school if planning consent for the building is given; and

(c) endorse the terms of the decree set out [in `University Agenda', Gazette 12 June] which Council will make if the resolution is approved.

[For: 342; against: 55]

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 4 July, see `Examinations and Boards' below.