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GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in Regulations

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 6 June.

Curators of the University Libraries

1 In regulation 3.60 of Council Regulations 15 of 2002 (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4634, 16 October 2002, p. 236, as renumbered by the changes published on 31 October 2002, 13 March 2003, and 1 May 2003, pp. 352, 948, 1150), insert new paragraph (12) as follows and renumber existing paragraphs (12)--(18) as paragraphs (13)--(19):

`(12) a person appointed by the Continuing Education Board;'.

2 Ibid., regulation 62 (as renumbered), delete `regulation 4.47 (3)- -(16)' and substitute `regulation 4.60 (3)--(17)'.

3 Ibid., delete `(17) and (18)' and substitute `(18) and (19)'.

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the curators, provide for the appointment of an additional curator, to be appointed by the Continuing Education Board.]

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CONGREGATION 20 May

1 Declaration of approval of Resolution approving the conferment of a Degree by Diploma

That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Diploma upon THE RT. HON. CHRISTOPHER FRANCIS PATTEN, CH, PC, MA, Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, Chancellor-elect of the University, be approved.


2 Declaration of approval of Resolution approving the reallocation of space from Chemistry to the University Museum of Natural History

That approximately 640 sq.m. of floor space in the University Museum and Inorganic Chemistry buildings be reallocated from Chemistry to the University Museum of Natural History, part of the space to be used for a joint University Museum and Pitt Rivers Museum visitor facility, on occupation of the Chemistry Research Laboratory by the Department of Chemistry.


3 Declaration of approval of Resolution concerning the implementation for externally funded academic-related staff of the Fixed-Term Employees Regulations

That this House endorse the introduction of the proposed new open-ended, externally funded contract of employment for certain academic-related staff, and associated redundancy procedures, and in particular agree that Council should appoint a Redundancy Committee in accordance with section 10 of Statute XII, Part B to deal with the termination of such contracts for reason of redundancy.

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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Register of Congregation

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

Howson, S., MA, D.Phil., New College

Katouzian, H., Faculty of Oriental Studies

Ladle, R.J., D.Phil., Wolfson

Mckenzie, J., Sub-faculty of Archaeology

Rimmer, C., Mathematical Institute

Talmon, S.A.G., St Anne's

Wingate, U.C., Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

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