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Oxford University Gazette, 16 June 2005: University Acts

COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Appointment of Proctor

As All Souls College was not able to identify a candidate for election as Proctor for the proctorial year 2006--7, it has fallen to the Vice-Chancellor to make an appointment in accordance with regulation 14 (3) of Council Regulations 21 of 2002. Following consultation, S.J. GOSS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wadham College, has been duly appointed as Proctor for the proctorial year 2006--7.

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GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in regulations

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following change in regulations, to come into effect on 1 July.

Jill Hart Trust for Indo-Iranian Philology

In Part 2 of Council regulations 25 of 2002, concerning trusts (Statutes, 2000, p. 661 as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), insert new § 166 as follows:

'§ 166. Jill Hart Trust for Indo-Iranian Philology

1. The bequest from the late Gillian R. Hart ('Jill Hart'), together with any further donations for this purpose, shall be known as the Jill Hart Fund for Indo-Iranian Philology.

2. The University shall retain all of the Fund as a permanent endowment and shall apply the net income of the Fund towards the object of the Fund, which shall be to support elementary language teaching and learning, and philological teaching and study, of Vedic Sanskrit and of the languages belonging to the Iranian branch of Indo-European at their earliest attested stages; and to support the study of the early linguistic history and prehistory of the Indo-Iranian language family.

3. The administration of the Fund, and the application of its income, shall be the responsibility of the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

4. The board of management shall apply the net income of the Fund in furtherance of the object as specified in paragraph 2 but any unspent income may be carried forward for use in subsequent years.

5. These regulations may be amended by Council provided the object as specified in paragraph 2 is kept in view.'

[This change, made on the recommendation of the Humanities Board, establishes the Jill Hart Trust for Indo-Iranian Philology to support language teaching and learning in the Faculty of Oriental Studies. ]

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CONGREGATION 14 June

Declaration of approval of unopposed Legislative Proposal

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Legislative Proposal establishing the Degree of Doctor of Engineering 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:

Diprose, J.M., MA, D.Phil., Christ Church

Hubbard, J.R.H., MA, Christ Church

Hutchings, J., Computing Services

Kerr, G.F.B., Keble

Mason, J.H., Computing Services

Morrison, A.S., Computing Services

O'Brien, C.D., Computing Services

Parks, A., Computing Services

Pinto, F.L.G. de Q., Computing Services

Poulton, J., MA, DM, Lady Margaret Hall

Ragoussis, I., Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

Rockett, K.A., Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

Saunders, A.C., Computing Services

Smith, J.M., D.Phil., Mansfield

Stevens, R.E.J., MA., D.Phil., Computing Services

Stevens, R.J., MA, Oriel

Zondervan, K.T., D.Phil., Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

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EPSC AND DIVISIONAL BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 1 July, see 'Examinations and Boards' below.

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