Oxford University Gazette, 9 June 2005: Notices
Review of the Medical SchoolOn behalf of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic) will chair a committee to review the Medical School. The committee's terms of reference are:
(a) To review the educational policy and quality of learning and teaching in the Medical School by reference to international standards of excellence, taking into account, in the context of the University's mission statement and corporate plan, all factors relevant to the Medical School's practice and achievement in respect of: access and admissions; curriculum design and course structure; teaching, learning, and assessment and, in particular, the relationship between teaching and research; academic and pastoral support and guidance; the provision and use of learning resources (including staff resources); specific arrangements for the pursuit of graduate studies (including research degrees and research training) and part-time study; and relationships with colleges;
(b) to report and make recommendations to the Educational Policy and Standards Committee (EPSC) and the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee (PRAC) for consideration in consultation with the divisional board.
The report, or relevant sections of it, will be sent to the Academic Committee of the Conference of Colleges for information as well as to EPSC/PRAC.
The membership of the Review Committee is:
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic)(Dr W.D. Macmillan) (Chairman)
Professor Arthur Garson, University of Virginia
Professor Stewart Petersen, University of Leicester
Professor Mary Ritter, Imperial College, London
Professor Tony Weetman, University of Sheffield
The review committee would welcome written comments on matters falling within its
terms of reference. These should be sent to the joint secretary to the review committee, Mr
R.O. Hughes, University Offices, Wellington Square, by Wednesday, 22
Wolfson CollegeKATHRYN WHITNEY, mezzo-soprano, and LINDY TENNENT-BROWN, piano, will give a concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, 18 June, in the Holywell Music Room. This is a farewell concert, marking the end of Ms Whitney's tenure as Creative Arts Fellow in Music at Wolfson. The concert will feature the first public performance of Héloïse to Abelard by John McCabe.
This notice replaces the notice published in the Gazette of 26 May, p. 1072, which gave incorrect information on date and venue.
Tickets may be obtained from Tickets Oxford at the Oxford Playhouse (telephone: Oxford
305305, Web: www.ticketsoxford.com).
Further information may be found at www.kathrynwhitney.net.
ELECTORAL BOARDThe composition of the electoral board to the post below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows.
Professorship of the History of Science
Appointed by The Provost of Worcester Mr Vice-Chancellor  The Principal of Linacre ex officio Professor J. Browne Council Professor I.W.F. Maclean Council Dr R.C.S. Walker Humanities Board Professor J.L. Heilbron Modern History Board Dr J. Robertson Modern History Board Professor L.W.B. Brockliss Modern History Board Dr J. Bennett Linacre College Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Sects. 10 and 11 of Statute IX (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, Vol. 133, p. 108).
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