| Oxford University Gazette, 9 May 2002: University Agenda

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CONGREGATION 14 May

Notice

The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises a question 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 resolution carried without a meeting under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11 (Statutes, 2000, p. 7).

Declaration of approval of Resolution allocating the site for a new building

That, on the move of the University Club to new premises, the sites of Nos. 6, 7, and 8 South Parks Road, together with the undeveloped site between No. 6 South Parks Road and Pharmacology, and comprising in total about 3,100 sq.m. of land, be allocated for the construction of a biomedical sciences building.

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CONGREGATION 18 May 2.30 p.m.

Conferment of Honorary Degree

The Degree of Master of Arts, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of Congregation on 19 March 2002, will be conferred upon MARGARET GOODALL (BA Leeds).

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CONGREGATION 13 June

Elections


                         Vacancy      Retiring member        Period from MT 2002 
     

Sheldonian               One (member   Dr M.T. Griffin       3 years
Theatre,                 of                (resigned)                 
Curators of              Convocation)

¶ Nominations in writing for the election on 13 June, by two members of Congregation other than the candidate, will be received by the Head Clerk at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 20 May, and similar nominations by six members of Congregation other than the candidate up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 27 May.

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 Any names which are not so shown may not be published.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 obtained from Miss Rebecca Gibbs at the University Offices (telephone: (2)80179; e-mail: Rebecca.Gibbs@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 6 June, 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 13 June.

Note on the body concerned

The Curators of the Sheldonian Theatre are responsible, under Council, for the Theatre and for making arrangements for the conduct of business at the Encaenia. They also make the building available for other academic and non-academic purposes. The curators have control of the Theatre's budget, except in respect of the maintenance of the fabric of the building (which is the responsibility of the Buildings and Estates Subcommittee).

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