University Acts

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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

1 Decree

Decree (1): Abolition of the Anthropology and Geography Board and the Social Studies Board

Explanatory note

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor will declare carried, without holding the meeting of Congregation on 10 October, Statute (1) abolishing the Anthropology and Geography Board and the Social Studies Board, which was promulgated on 4 July (see `University Agenda' below). Council has accordingly made the following decree, which gives effect to consequential changes.

Text of Decree (1)

[For text, see decree annexed to Statute (1), Gazette No. 4558, 21 September.]

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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:

FREDERICK JAMES DOUGLAS, Linacre College

RENÉE BERL HIRSCHON, St Peter's College

WALTER SAWYER, Wolfson College

MICHAEL ALEXANDER DE SAUSSURE WHITEHOUSE, Land Agent's and Accommodation Office

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3 Register of Congregation

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

Douglas, F.J., MA status, Linacre
Hirschon, R.B., MA status, St Peter's
Nolan, D.P., BCL, MA, Worcester
Sawyer, W., MA status, Wolfson
Tucker, G.E., MA, Brasenose
Whitehouse, M.A. de S., MA status, Land Agent's and Accommodation Office

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CONGREGATION 3 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.

2 Admission of Pro-Vice-Chancellors

The following persons were nominated by the Vice-Chancellor to be his deputies for the year 2000--1 and were admitted to office:

L.G. BLACK, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel College (Academic)

PROFESSOR P.A. SLACK, MA, D.PHIL.L.G. BLACK, MA, D.PHIL., Principal of Linacre College (Academic Services)

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

PROFESSOR S.D. IVERSEN, MA, D.PHIL., D.SC., Fellow of Magdalen College (Planning and Resource Allocation)

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

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

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 2000--1.

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CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY CHEST

For changes in financial regulations, to come into effect on 20 October, see Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4559.

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 20 October, see `Examinations and Boards' below.