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CONGREGATION 25 September

Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 25 September, 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:

GREGORY ERNEST TUCKER, Brasenose College

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CONGREGATION 3 October 12 noon

1 Oration by the Vice-Chancellor

Mr Vice-Chancellor will address the House.

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2 Admission of Pro-Vice-Chancellors

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

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

PROFESSOR P.A. SLACK, 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

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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, will be admitted to office as Clerks of the Market for the year 2000--1.

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CONGREGATION 10 October 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against, or any proposed amendment to, the enacting parts of the statutes at item 1 below, or of any intention to vote against the preambles of the statutes at item 2 below or the resolutions at item 3 below, signed in each case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 2 October (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note at the end of `University Agenda').

3 Voting on Resolutions authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

(1) That the University be authorised to expend from the uncommitted balance in the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund the sum of £1.15m towards the cost of start-up funding for new professorial appointments.

(2) That the University be authorised to expend from the uncommitted balance in the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund the sum of £150K to be used as matching funding for applications under the Joint Research Equipment Initiative.

(3) That the University be authorised to expend from the uncommitted balance in the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund a sum of the order of £33K towards the cost of a postdoctoral post for three years as support for the invitee to the Professorship of French Literature.

(4) That the University be authorised to expend from the uncommitted balance in that part of the Higher Studies Fund which is earmarked for Social Studies the sum of £130K towards the cost of support for incoming professors in Social Studies.

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