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CONGREGATION 18 May

Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 15), the following resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 18 May.

Text of Special Resolution

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

JOEL BARUCH BERKOWITZ, St Cross College

HANNA PICKARD, All Souls College

DAVID JAMES WALKER, M.SC., D.PHIL., St Hugh'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. v, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1997, p. 367) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified for membership of Congregation:

CHRISTOPHER COLLARD, St Hilda's College

MARIA MADALENA COUTO DE ALMEIDA GONÇALVES, Faculty of Modern Languages

KURT DRICKAMER, Department of Biochemistry

PETER CHARLES HARRIS, Institute of Molecular Medicine

MANUEL PUGA MORUXA, Faculty of Modern Languages

KAREN ANNE FRANCES PULFORD, Department of Cellular Science

JANE LOUISE RALPH, Bodleian Law Library

SIMONNE EMMA SAMUELSON, University Offices

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2 Register of Congregation

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

Berkowitz, J.B., MA, St Cross
Collard, C., MA status, St Hilda's
Couto de Almeida Gonçalves, M.M., MA status, Faculty of Modern Languages
Drickamer, K., MA status, Department of Biochemistry
Harris, P.C., MA status, Institute of Molecular Medicine
Pickard, H., MA, All Souls
Puga Moruxa, M., MA status, Faculty of Modern Languages
Pulford, K.A.F., MA status, Department of Cellular Science
Ralph, J.L., MA status, Bodleian Law Library
Remedios, J.J., MA, D.Phil., St Peter's
Samuelson, S.E., MA status, University Offices
Walker, D.J., MA, M.Sc., D.Phil., St Hugh's

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CONGREGATION 19 May

1 Declaration of approval of unopposed Statutes promulgated on 28 April

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Statutes (1) revising Title XIII, concerning university discipline, (2) establishing an Andreas Idreos Professorship of Science and Religion, and (3) concerning the Vinerian Scholarship (pp. 000–0 and 000–0) 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 establishing a Faculty of Management.

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3 Declaration of approval of General Resolution concerning the Report of the Working Party on University Sites

That this House endorse the Report of the Working Party on University Sites (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4448, 8 October 1997, p. 77) as a general framework within which to consider individual moves of university departments and faculties when decisions need to be taken on such moves, on the understanding that the Buildings Committee will be invited to review and update the working party's report every three years or whenever there is a significant change in the availability of sites or in the University's requirements for space.

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4 Declaration of approval of Special Resolutions

Text of Special Resolution (1): Conferment of Degree by Diploma

That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Diploma upon HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE JORDAN be approved.

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Text of Special Resolution (2): Conferment of Honorary Degree

That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, upon ALAN JACKSON DOREY, MA, D.PHIL., Emeritus Fellow of Linacre College and Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, formerly Registrar of the University, be approved.

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 5 June, see `Examinations and Boards' below.