University Acts

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Changes in Regulations

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulation, to come into effect on 11 June 2004.

In Part 2 of Council Regulations 25 of 2002 (Statutes, 2000, p. 670, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, and renumbered by the changes published on 14 November 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461; Vol. 133, p. 404), insert new § 207 as follows and renumber §§ 207–13 as §§ 208–14:

`§ 207. Leo Blockley Memorial Rowing Fund

1. The gifts received to establish a fund in memory of Leo Blockley together with any further donations for this purpose, shall be known as the `Leo Blockley Memorial Rowing Fund'.

2. The University shall apply the capital and income of the Fund for the support of lightweight rowing in the University of Oxford.

3. The administration of the Fund, and the application of its capital and income, shall be the responsibility of the Sports Strategy Committee which may apply capital and shall apply the income of the Fund for the following purposes:

(i) the support of training and coaching for lightweight rowing;

(ii) the acquisition and maintenance of equipment.

4. In the application of funds, the Sports Strategy Committee shall pay particular regard to safety issues including safety guidance published from time to time by the Amateur Rowing Association and the Council for Oxford University Rowing.'

[This regulation establishes the Leo Blockley Memorial Rowing Fund to promote safe lightweight rowing in the University.]

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Conferment of Honorary Degrees

The Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of Congregation on 23 March 2004, was conferred upon the following.

(1) IVON ASQUITH, MA (PH.D. London), formerly Managing Director, Academic Division, Oxford University Press.

(2) PETER MOTHERSOLE, MA status (B.SC. (ECON.) London), formerly Managing Director, English Language Teaching Division, Oxford University Press.

¶ The speeches made by the Public Orator when presenting the recipients of honorary degrees are published in `Notices' below.

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Register of Congregation

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

Evenett, S.J., Corpus Christi

Fay, J.K., Faculty of Physiological Sciences

Jayawant, S.,Green College

Jenkins, L.S.C., Hertford

Knight, J.C., MA, D.Phil., Christ Church

McCloskey, R.H., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Quelch, S.C., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Taylor, S., Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine

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