University Acts

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL

1 Decrees

Council has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 22 October.

List of the decrees:

Decree (1): Transfer of the name of Clifford Chance from the Professorship of European Law to the Professorship of Comparative Law

Decree (2): Renaming of the Professorship of Atmospheric Physics

Explanatory note to Decrees (1) and (2)

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor will declare carried, without holding the meeting of Congregation on 12 October, Statute (1) transferring the name of Clifford Chance from the Professorship of European Law to the Professorship of Comparative Law, and Statute (2) renaming the Professorship of Atmospheric Physics, which were promulgated on 29 June (see `University Agenda' below). Council has accordingly made the following decrees, which give effect to consequential changes.

Text of Decree (1)

[See Decree annexed to Statute (1), Gazette, 23 September]

Text of Decree (2)

[See Decree annexed to Statute (2), Gazette, 23 September]

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Decree (3): Establishment of M.Sc. in Environmental Geomorphology

The following decree, made on the recommendation of the Anthropology and Geography Board and with the concurrence of the General Board, establishes a one-year course in Environmental Geomorphology for the degree of M.Sc. The course is intended to exploit Oxford's unique resources for teaching in Environmental Geomorphology. Examination will be by written papers, thesis, practical notebooks, and viva.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Text of Decree (3)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 717, l. 1, as amended by Decree (4) of 29 April 1999 (Gazette, Vol. 129, p. 1111), after:
 `Environmental Change and Management          Anthropology and Geography'
insert:
`Environmental Geomorphology       Anthropology and Geography'.

2 Ibid., p. 1037, l. 9, after `Management' insert `and in Environmental Geomorphology'.

3 This decree shall be effective from 1 October 2000.

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2 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:

ELIZABETH CLAIRE BURNS, Department of Paediatrics

YAVUZ DEMIR, Oriental Institute

ANNE-LOUISE HAAGH, St Antony's College

HANS-MARTIN KROLZIG, Nuffield College

DAVID JOHN SHARDLOW, Department of Zoology

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3 Register of Congregation

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

Burns, E.C., MA status, Department of Paediatrics
Demir, Y., MA status, Oriental Institute
Haagh, A.L., MA status, St Antony's
Hoyano, L.C.H., MA, Wadham
Krolzig, H.M., MA status, Nuffield
Lennox, J.C., MA, D.Phil., Green College
Shardlow, D.J., MA status, Department of Zoology

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CONGREGATION 5 October

1 Oration by the Vice-Chancellor

Mr Vice-Chancellor addressed the House.

¶ The text of 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 year 1999--2000, and the deputies (other than the Provost of Worcester, who was absent) were admitted to office:

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

SIR ANTHONY KENNY, MA, D.PHIL., D.LITT., HON. DCL, Emeritus Fellow of St John's College

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

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

R.G. SMETHURST, MA, Provost of Worcester 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

SIR ANTHONY KENNY, MA, D.PHIL., D.LITT., HON. DCL, Emeritus Fellow of St John's College, Honorary Fellow of Balliol and Harris Manchester 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 1999–2000.

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 22 October, see `Examinations and Boards' below.