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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 12 March 2004.

Nuffield Professorship of Comparative Politics

1 In Council Regulations 24 of 2002, Ch. VII, Sect I § 5. B SCHEDULE A, concerning professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 381, as amended by Decree (3) of 8 March 2002, Gazette, Vol. 131. p. 717, and subsequently redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Vol. 132, p. 1451), after `Drummond Professor of Political Economy' insert:

`Nuffield Professor of Comparative Politics'.

2 Ibid., Sect II (p. 490, as amended by Decree (3) of 8 March 2001) delete existing § 267 and insert new § 267 as follows, as renumbered by Decree (3) of 8 March 2001, Decree (1) of 26 April 2001, Decree (1) of 7 June 2001, Decree (4) of 13 December 2001, Gazette, Vol. 131, pp. 717, 888, 1112; Vol. 132, p. 564):

`§ 267 Nuffield Professor of Comparative Politics

1. There shall be a Nuffield Professor of Comparative Politics who shall engage in advanced study and research and shall lecture and give instruction in Comparative Politics.

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

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the Warden of Nuffield 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 Warden of Nuffield College, or, if the Warden is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the Governing Body of Nuffield College on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

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

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

(6) a person appointed by the Social Sciences Board;

(7)--(9) three persons appointed by the General Purposes Committee of the Department of Politics and International Relations.'

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 regulation which are applicable to these chairs.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Board, widen the scope of the Nuffield Professorship, previously limited to European Comparative Politics, in order to attract outstanding candidates to the post. The changes alter the composition of the electoral board to reflect that broader scope.]

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CONGREGATION 24 February 2004

Declaration of approval of legislative proposal: Eldon Law Scholarship Fund

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Legislative Proposal concerning the Eldon Law Scholarship Fund (p. 625) approved.

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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:

Byrch, S.L., Graduate Studies

Lakhoo, K.K, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

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DIVISIONAL BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect 12 March, 2004, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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