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CONGREGATION 24 July

Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 24 July, 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:

JAN MICHAEL FELLERER, Wolfson College

OLWEN HAZEL HUFTON, Merton College

MICHAEL JOHN VICKERS, MA status, Jesus College

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CONGREGATION 3 October 12 noon

Oration by the Vice-Chancellor

Mr Vice-Chancellor will address the House.

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CONGREGATION 19 October

Election

Buildings and Estates Subcommittee

One vacancy for three years from MT 2000

One vacancy from two years from MT 2000

¶ Nominations in writing by two members of Congregation other than the candidate will be received by the Head Clerk at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to s4 p.m. on Monday, 25 September\, and similar nominations by six members of Congregation other than the candidate up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 2 October.

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 Any names which are not so shown may not be published.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 12 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 19 October).

Note on the body concerned

The Buildings and Estates Subcommittee of the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee is a new body set up under Decree (1) of 30 June 2000 (Gazette, p. 1397) as part of the changed governance structures of the University. It will be responsible, under the new Council's Planning and Resource Allocation Committee, for strategic proposals for the development of the University's functional estate, taking account of institutional plans and environmental, aesthetic, architectural, and heritage issues; the acquisition, leasing, disposal, and allocation of functional land and property; and all proposals for capital spending on the University's functional estate, including the initiation and management of major building projects. The normal period of office of members of the subcommittee will be three years, but one of the first two members elected by Congregation will have a period of two years in order to ensure a more regular pattern of subsequent elections. He or she will then be eligible to stand for a further period (or further periods) of three years.

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