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PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in Regulations

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 4 June 2004.

1 Professorship of Pharmacology

1 In SCHEDULE A to Sect. I, § 5. B of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 482, as amended by Decree 2 of 8 March 2001, and redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 131, p. 716; Vol. 132, p. 1146), delete § 248 and substitute:

`§ 248. Professor of Pharmacology

1. The Professor of Pharmacology shall lecture and give instruction in Pharmacology.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in (2) of this clause is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on this occasion;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any decree in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in (2) of this clause;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

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2 Waynflete Professorship of Physiology

1 In SCHEDULE A to Sect. I, § 5. B of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 482, as amended by Decree 2 of 8 March 2001, and redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 131, p. 716; Vol. 132, p. 1146) delete § 261 and substitute:

`§ 261. Waynflete Professor of Physiology

1. The Waynflete Professor of Physiology shall lecture and give instruction in Human and Comparative Physiology.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the President of Magdalen College is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(2) the President of Magdalen College, or, if the President is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the Governing Body of the Magdalen College on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(3) a person appointed by the Governing Body of Magdalen College;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

3 Watts Professorship of Psychology

1 In SCHEDULE A to Sect. I, § 5. B of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 482, as amended by Decree 2 of 8 March 2001, and redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 131, p. 716; Vol. 132, p. 1146) delete § 274 and substitute:

`§ 274. Watts Professor of Psychology

1. The Watts Professor of Psychology shall lecture and give instruction in Psychology in the widest sense.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in (2) of this clause is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on this occasion;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any decree in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in (2) of this clause;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

[These changes, which are made on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Board, bring the composition of these electoral boards into line with current practice and governance structures.]

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CONGREGATION 13 May

Election of Public Orator

On Thursday, 13 May, the following was duly elected as Public Orator, to hold office from Michaelmas Term 2004 until retirement:

R.H.A. JENKYNS

[The votes recorded were: for R.H.A. Jenkyns, 354; for R.C. Smail, 114]

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CONGREGATION 18 May 2004

Declaration of approval of unopposed Legislative Proposal

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Legislative Propopsal concerning the Proctors' disciplinary powers (p. 1046) approved.

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CONVOCATION 15 May

Election of Professor of Poetry

On Saturday, 15 May, the following was duly elected as Professor of Poetry, to hold office for five years from Michaelmas Term 2004:

CHRISTOPHER RICKS

[The votes recorded were: for Anne Carson, 105; for Ian McMillan, 17; for Peter Porter, 175; for Christopher Ricks, 214; for Mark Walker, 20]

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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:

Bonas, J.H., MA, Oriel

Cameron, D.J., Worcester

Greenhalgh, R., Templeton

Redley, M.G., Kellogg

Reynard, J.M., MA, Lady Margaret Hall

Swiffen, J.A., Hertford

Zurovac, D., The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

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EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND STANDARDS COMMITTEE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION BOARD

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 4 June 2004, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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