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CONGREGATION 14 October

Election

Vice-Chancellorship, Nominating Committee for the

Vacancy: One (not being also a member of Council

Retiring member: Professor S.D. Iversen (not re-eligible)

Period from MT 1999: 4 years

¶ Nominations in writing for the election on 14 October, by two members of Congregation other than the candidate, will be received by the Head Clerk at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 20 September, and similar nominations by six members of Congregation other than the candidate by 4 p.m. on Monday, 27 September.

Council has decided that nominations should show for each signatory the name and college or department in block capitals. Any names which are not so shown may not be published. At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be made on an official nomination form. Copies of the form are obtainable from the Head Clerk (telephone: (2)70190; e-mail: Philip.Moss@admin.ox.ac.uk).

In the event of a contested election, a brief biographical note on each candidate will be published in the Gazette dated 7 October, and voters may wish to wait until they have read these notes before returning their ballot papers (which will be sent out to members of Congregation as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations, and which, after completion, must be received by the Head Clerk not later than 4 p.m. on 14 October).

Note on the body concerned

The Nominating Committee for the Vice-Chancellorship is responsible for deciding the name to be proposed to Congregation for the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor. It is the intention that a proposal should be made during the academic year 1999--2000 in respect of a Vice-Chancellor to serve from October 2001. The impending vacancy on the committee is for four years under the existing statute, but the committee will be reconstituted with effect from 2000--1 if Statute (1) the promulgation of which is on the agenda for Congregation on 29 June 1999 is approved (see cl. 46, Gazette, p. 1329).

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