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CONGREGATION 13 March

Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 13 March, 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. 153) 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:

MICHAEL SMITHSON, Magdalen College

JENNIFER AYDELOTT UTMAN, Magdalen College

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CONGREGATION 15 March 12 noon

Admission of Proctors and Assessor

A Congregation will be held on Wednesday, 15 March, in Convocation House for the purpose of admitting to office MARTIN DANIEL EDWARD SLATER, MA, M.PHIL., Fellow of St Edmund Hall, and PROFESSOR RICHARD SHARPE, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Wadham College, as Proctors for the ensuing year, and LAWRENCE NEIL GOLDMAN, MA (MA Cambridge), Fellow of St Peter's College, as Assessor for the ensuing year.

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CONGREGATION 21 March 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against the nomination to the Vice- Chancellorship at item 1 below, or of any intention to vote against, or any proposed amendment to, the enacting part of the statute at item 2 below, or of any intention to vote against the preamble of the statute at item 3 below or the special resolutions at items 4 and 5 below, signed in each case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 13 March (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note at the end of `University Agenda').

1 Approval of nomination of Vice-Chancellor

The nomination of COLIN RENSHAW LUCAS, MA, D.PHIL., Master of Balliol College, for reappointment as Vice-Chancellor for three years from 1 October 2001, duly made by the Nominating Committee for the Vice-Chancellorship under the provisions of Decree (2) of 17 February 2000 (Gazette, p. 796), will be submitted for approval.

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2 Voting on Statute promulgated on 7 March

Statute: Establishment of Degree of Doctor of Clinical Psychology

(For form of Statute see Gazette, 17 February.)

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3 Promulgation of Statute

Statute: Change in title of Rhodes Professorship of Clinical Pharmacology

(For form of Statute see Gazette, 2 March.)

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4 Voting on Special Resolution authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend, from Fund B of the Higher Studies Fund, such sum, initially estimated at £25K, as is necessary to cover the cost of purchasing a major Chinese collection, siku quanshu cunmu congshu.

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5 Voting on Special Resolution approving the conferment of an

Honorary Degree That the conferment of the Degree of Master of Arts, honoris causa, upon GRAHAM PYE be approved.

¶ Mr Pye has been extremely generous in giving his time, energy, and enthusiasm to the musical life of the University and the City of Oxford, which has been greatly enriched under his leadership, in particular through the charitable trust for Music at Oxford of which he is chairman.

If the special resolution is approved, the honorary degree will be conferred at a ceremony on a date to be announced.

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