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CONGREGATION 5 October

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 5 October.

Text of Special Resolution

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

ALAN BRINKLEY, Queen's College

IRA MELLMAN, Lincoln College

JEREMY JOHN RICHARDSON, Nuffield College

DAVID ANDREWS SNEATH, St Cross College

PAUL STROHM, St Anne's College

KEITH STEWART THOMSON, Kellogg College

GERARD JAN HENK VAN GELDER, St John's College

DAVID VAVER, St Peter'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:

BONNIE JEAN BLACKBURN, Wolfson College

KIMMETT EDGAR, Oxford Centre for Criminological Research

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2 Status of Master of Arts for Resident Visitors

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. v, cl. 2 (Statutes, 1997, p. 367) has been accorded to the following Visiting Fellows of All Souls College who will be in residence for all or part of the academic year 1998–9:

PROFESSOR JOSEPH CONNORS (Columbia)
PROFESSOR NIKOLAI DUBRONRAVIN (St Petersburg)
PROFESSOR ZHONGQIAO DUAN (Renmin, China)
PROFESSOR ANDREW DYCK (California)
PROFESSOR RICHARD ERICSON (British Columbia)
PROFESSOR RICHARD HELMHOLZ (Chicago)
DR DINAH MANISTY
PROFESSOR ANNE MATONIS (Philadelphia)
PROFESSOR VILAYANUR RAMACHANDRAN (California)
PROFESSOR PAMELA REYNOLDS (Cape Town)
PROFESSOR GAVIN WRIGHT (Stanford)

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3 Register of Congregation

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

Blackburn, B.J., MA status, Wolfson
Brinkley, A., MA, Queen's
Edgar, K., MA status, Oxford Centre for Criminological Research
Strohm, P.H., MA, St Anne's
Vaver, D., MA, St Peter's

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CONGREGATION 6 October

1 Oration by the Vice-Chancellor

Mr Vice-Chancellor addressed the House.

¶ The Oration will be published shortly as a Supplement to the Gazette.

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2 Admission of Pro-Vice-Chancellors

The following persons were nominated by the Vice-Chancellor to be his deputies for the 1998–9 and were admitted to office:

SIR PETER NORTH, CBE, QC, DCL, Principal of Jesus College

SIR ANTHONY KENNY, MA, D.PHIL., D.LITT., HON. DCL, Warden of Rhodes House

SIR KEITH THOMAS, MA, President of Corpus Christi College

W. HAYES, MA, D.PHIL., President of St John's College

THE REVD E.W. NICHOLSON, DD, Provost of Oriel College

R.C. REPP, MA, D.PHIL., Master of St Cross College

E.M. LLEWELLYN-SMITH, CB, MA, Principal of St Hilda's College

R.G. SMETHURST, MA, Provost of Worcester College

P.A. SLACK, MA, D.PHIL., Principal of Linacre College

PROFESSOR S.D. IVERSEN, MA, D.PHIL., D.SC., Fellow of Magdalen College

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3 Admission of Clerks of the Market

M.G. BROCK, CBE, MA, Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi, Nuffield, and Wolfson Colleges, nominated by the Chancellor, and J.B. BAMBOROUGH, MA, Honorary Fellow of Linacre, New, and Wadham Colleges, nominated by the Vice-Chancellor, were admitted to office as Clerks of the Market for the year 1998–9.

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 23 October, see `Examinations and Boards' below.