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Oxford University Gazette, 24 February 2005: University Acts


Changes in Regulations

Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 11 March.

(a) University Officers

In Council Regulations 21 of 2002, concerning University Officers (Supplement (2) to Gazette No. 4628, 26 June 2002, Vol. 132, p. 1417), delete regulation 9 and substitute as follows:

'9. (1) There shall be no more than five Pro-Vice-Chancellors who shall be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor subject to the approval of Council and each of whom shall have special responsibility for designated functions as agreed by Council on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor.

(2) The period of the appointment of these Pro-Vice-Chancellors shall be determined by Council on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor.'

(b) Divisions

1 In Council Regulations 16 of 2002, concerning Divisions (Supplement (2) to Gazette No. 4628, 26 June 2002, Vol. 132, p. 1405), delete regulation 10. (1) and substitute as follows:

'10. (1) Subject to the provisions of the statutes and regulations, the head of each division shall be appointed for a period of up to five years on each occasion.'

2 Ibid., delete regulation 11.

[The changes relating to the Pro-Vice-Chancellors provide for an increase from three to five in the maximum number of Pro-Vice-Chancellors who may be appointed and for the determination of their period of appointment. The opportunity is taken to delete the reference to the terms and conditions of the appointments and remuneration being determined by Council as the Employment Regulations (Regulations 3 and 4 of Council Regulations 3 of 2004) provide for such determination. The changes relating to the Heads of Divisions permit flexibility in the period of appointment of the Heads of Division and, as in the case of the Pro-Vice-Chancellors, delete reference to determination of terms and conditions and remuneration by Council.]

(c) Risk Management Committee

In Council Regulations 15 of 2002, concerning Committees Reporting Directly to Council or one of its Main Committees (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4634, 16 October 2002, Vol. 133, p. 225), delete all regulations relating to the Risk Management Committee.

[These changes reflect the decision to abolish the Risk Management Committee and transfer responsibility for strategic issues relating to risk management to the General Purposes Committee of Council.]

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Declaration of approval of unopposed 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.

¶ For arrangements concerning the conferment of the degree see 'University Agenda'.

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There having been no nominations, the vacancy for a member of the Curators of the University Libraries lapsed to the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors.

The following appointment has now been made by the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors:

University Libraries, Curators of the

With immediate effect until Michaelmas Term 2007

PROFESSOR V.A. GILLESPIE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

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Register of Congregation

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

Attenburrow, M.E.J., Somerville

Bull, P.C., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Bureau, M.G., Wadham

Daniel, R.A., Hertford

de Vareilles-Sommieres, P.B.M.B., University

Klyne, G., Department of Zoology

McDonald, D.P., MA, D.Phil., Christ Church

Pancaroglu, A.O., Wolfson

Tatham, C.H., Computing Services

van den Heuvel, M., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Willis, M.J., St Antony's

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For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 11 March, see 'Examinations and Boards' below.

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