University Agenda

Contents of this section:

[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously published or recurrent entry.]
  • * Note on procedures in Congregation
  • * List of forthcoming Degree Days
  • * List of forthcoming Matriculation Ceremonies

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    CONGREGATION 11 October

    Degree by Special Resolution

    The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 11 October, unless by that time the Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 15) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of Congregation.

    Text of Special Resolution

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

    PATRICK DELBERT SMITH, Nuffield College

    DAVID ALAN TENNANT, D.PHIL., Wadham College

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    CONGREGATION 11 October 2 p.m.

    Admission of Pro-Vice-Chancellor

    The following person, duly nominated by the Vice-Chancellor to be amongst his deputies for the year 1999--2000 (see `University Acts'), will be admitted to office:

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

    ¶ This ceremony will be held in the University Offices. Any member of Congregation wishing to attend is asked to notify the Vice-Chancellor's Secretary (telephone: (2)70243; e-mail: Alison.Miles@admin.ox.ac.uk) by 12 noon on Monday, 11 October.

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    CONGREGATION 12 October

    Notice

    The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises questions to which no opposition has been notified and in respect of which no request for an adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice- Chancellor will accordingly declare the statutes approved and the preambles adopted without a meeting under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11 (Statutes, 1997, p. 8).

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    CONGREGATION 19 October 2 p.m.

    ¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against the following special resolutions, signed in each case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 11 October (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note at the end of `University Agenda'.)

    Voting on Special Resolutions authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

    (1) That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund a sum of £52K as a contribution towards the cost of a postdoctoral research assistant over five years, and a sum of up to £62K to cover the cost of three research studentships for two years, both grants being in support of the incoming Professor of Clinical Neurology.

    (2) That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund such sum, initially estimated at £136K, as is needed to cover the cost of bridging a University Lectureship in Physics for four years, and a sum, initially estimated at £75K, as a contribution towards the costs of postdoctoral support over five years, both grants being in support of the incoming Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics.

    (3) That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund such sum, initially estimated at £85K, as is necessary to cover the cost of a postdoctoral research assistant in support of the incoming Professor of Mathematics and its Applications.

    (4) That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from that part of the Higher Studies Fund which is earmarked for Social Studies the sum of £100K over two years to enable the Bodleian Law Library to purchase new periodicals and journals.

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