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CONGREGATION 20 February

Approval of General Resolution confirmed by Postal Vote

The approval of the General Resolution concerning the entitlement of retired members to membership of Congregation (see Gazette, p. 646) has been confirmed by postal vote .

[For, 962; against, 475]

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CONGREGATION 20 February

Elections

On Thursday, 20 February, the following were duly elected to hold office:

As members of the Committee for the Scientific Collections in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

From the first day of Trinity Term 1997 for three years
P.N. MIRFIELD, BCL, MA, Fellow of Jesus

G.P. THOMAS, MA, President of Kellogg


As members of the Libraries Committee

Until the first day of Hilary Term 2000
C.Y. FERDINAND, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Magdalen

J.C.N. HORDER, BCL, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Worcester

H.C.G. MATTHEW, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Hugh's

N.F. PALMER, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Edmund Hall

[The votes recorded were: for Dr Ferdinand, 213; for Dr Horder, 234; for Professor Matthew, 348; for Professor Palmer, 288; for Dr Pitcher, 185; for Dr Smith, 186; for Professor Wood, 164 (the numbers of votes recorded are given subject to the approval of Decree (4) of 20 February 1997)]

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CONGREGATION 24 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 24 February.

Text of Special Resolution

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

JONATHAN ANSON MEE, University College

CAROLINE MARY ANGELA THOMAS, M.LITT., New College

CATHERINE TERESA WHISTLER, MA status, St John's 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:

GAVIN DENNIS BROWN, Jesus College

CLAIRE LOUISE HARRISON WARWICK, Keble 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:

Brown, G.D., MA status, Jesus
Mee, J.A., MA, University
Thomas, C.M.A., MA, M.Litt., New College
Warwick, C.L.H., MA status, Keble

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CONGREGATION 25 February

Declaration of approval of Special Resolutions

For text of special resolutions, see Gazette 30 January 1997.

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 14 March, see `Examinations and Boards' below.


RULES COMMITTEE

For a change in regulations made by the Rules Committee, to come into effect on 14 March, see `Notices' below.