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Oxford University Gazette, 10 February 2005: University Agenda


CONGREGATION 22 February 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against the following resolution, signed by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 14 February (see the note on the conduct of business in Congregation at the end of 'University Agenda').

Voting on Resolution approving the conferment of Degree by Diploma

That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Diploma upon HIS EXCELLENCY CARLO AZEGLIO CIAMPI, LL.B., President of the Italian Republic, be approved.

¶ if the resolution is approved the degree will be conferred at a ceremony on a date to be announced.

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CONGREGATION 8 March 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against any of the following resolutions, signed in each case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 28 February (see the note on the conduct of business in Congregation at the end of 'University Agenda').

Voting on Resolutions approving the conferment of Honorary Degrees

(1) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, upon DR MANMOHAN SINGH, D.PHIL., Prime Minister of India, be approved.

(2) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, upon SIR WILLIAM CASTELL, KT, LVO, FCA, Vice-Chairman of the General Electric Company and President and CEO of GE Healthcare, be approved.

(3) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, upon DR OLIVER SACKS, BM, B.CH., Writer and Clinical Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, be approved.

(4) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, upon SIR ANTHONY J LEGGETT, KBE, PH.D., FRS, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Chair and Center for Advanced Study Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, be approved.

(5) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, upon DR CHRISTIANE NÜSSLEIN-VOLHARD, PH.D., FRS, Director of Department of Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Development Biology, be approved.

(6) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, upon SIR MICHAEL RUTTER, KT, CBE, MD, FRCP, F.R.C.PSYCH., F.MED.SCI., FRS, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, be approved.

(7) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon DAME GILLIAN BEER, DBE, FBA, King Edward VII Professor of English Literature Emerita, Former President of Clare Hall, Cambridge, be approved.

(8) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon MR KEN LOACH, Film Director, be approved.

(9) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon MS TONI MORRISON, MA, Writer, be approved.

(10) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon MS PAULA REGO, Artist, be approved.

¶ If the resolutions are approved, the honorary degrees will be conferred at the Encaenia on 22 June 2005, with the exception of (1) which will be conferred on a date to be agreed and (8) which will be conferred on 29 September 2005.

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