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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:

ALAN DAVID BLOWERS, University Offices

DAVID GLYN BUCKNALL, Department of Materials

KEVIN PETER DAVIS, University Offices

KARL NICHOLAS HARRISON, Department of Chemistry

OLEG KOLOSOV, Wolfson College

PETER TÖRÖK, D.PHIL., Wolfson College

KAREN JO WIKANDER, Faculty of English

SARAH LOUISE WILLASEY WILSEY, Department of Chemistry

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2 Register of Congregation

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

Blowers, A.J., MA status, University Offices
Bucknall, D.G., MA status, Department of Materials
Cragg, S.J., MA, D.Phil., St Cross
Davis, K.P., MA status, University Offices
Freegarde, T.G.M., MA, D.Phil., New College
Harrison, K.N., MA status, Department of Chemistry
Henderson, G.M., MA, Linacre
Kolosov, O., MA status, Wolfson
Török, P., MA status, D.Phil., Wolfson
Wichmann, F.A., MA, Magdalen
Wikander, K.J., MA status, Faculty of English
Wilsey, S.L.W., MA status, Department of Chemistry

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CONGREGATION 27 May

1 Approval of General Resolutions and (9)–(13) (1)–(7) confirmed by postal vote

(1) That this House approve the proposal that there should be a single body (`the Council') to replace the Hebdomadal Council and the General Board, with the role set out in section 2.2 of the annexe to the second report of the Joint Working Party on Governance (`the annexe' and `the report' respectively).

[For, 700; against, 30]

(2) That this House approve the proposal that the Council should be composed as set out in section 3.2 of the annexe.

[For, 646; against, 70]

(3) That this House approve the proposal that the Council should have four main committees with the roles set out in sections 2.3–2.6 of the annexe.

[For, 678; against, 34]

(4) That this House approve the proposal that the four main committees should be composed as set out in sections 3.3–3.6 of the annexe.

[For, 640; against, 66]

(5) That this House approve the proposals for the appointment of Pro-Vice-Chancellors with defined special responsibilities broadly as set out in para. 28 of the report.

[For, 653; against, 68]

(6) That this House approve the proposal that there should be three science divisions as set out in sections 5.4–5.6 of the annexe, with delegated powers and ex officio representation as set out in paras. 38–54 of the report.

[For, 634; against, 53]

(7) That this House approve the proposal that there should be two arts divisions as set out in sections 5.1 and 5.2 of the annexe, with delegated powers and ex officio representation as proposed in paras. 38–54 of the report.

[For, 605; against, 74]

(9) That this House approve the proposal that the divisions should operate broadly as set out in sections 7 and 8 of the annexe.

[For, 662; against, 37]

(10) That this House approve the proposals for the academic services set out in paras. 59–66 of the report.

[For, 652; against, 36]

(11) That this House approve the proposals for the office of Vice- Chancellor set out in para. 71 (k) of the report.

[For, 643; against, 68]

(12) That this House approve the proposals for the composition and role of Congregation set out in para. 71 (l) of the report.

[For, 598; against, 107]

(13) That this House approve the proposal that there should be a review of the operation of the new governance structure after five years, with the remit and composition set out in para. 71 (m) of the report.

[For, 724; against, 18]

2 Rejection of General Resolution (8) confirmed by postal vote

(8) That this House approve the proposal that there should be a single arts division as set out in section 5.3 of the annexe, with delegated powers and ex officio representation as proposed in paras. 38–54 of the report.

[For, 93; against, 18]

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 18 June, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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