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Oxford University Gazette, 6 October 2005: University Acts


Conferments of Honorary Degrees

The Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of Congregation on 2 November 2004, was conferred upon THE MOST REVD AND RIGHT HON. ROWAN DOUGLAS WILLIAMS, DD (MA Cambridge), FBA, Honorary Student of Christ Church, Honorary Fellow of Wadham College, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.

The Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of Congregation on 8 March 2005, was conferred upon MR KEN LOACH, Honorary Fellow of St Peter's College, Film Director.

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1 Oration by the Vice-Chancellor

Mr Vice-Chancellor addressed the House.

¶ The Oration has been published as Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4744.

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2 Admission of Pro-Vice-Chancellors

The following persons were nominated by the Vice-Chancellor to be his deputies for the year 2005–6 and were admitted to office:

DAME FIONA CALDICOTT, DBE, BM, B.CH., MA, Principal of Somerville College (Personnel and Equal Opportunities)

J. DELLANDREA (M.ED., ED.D. Toronto) (Development and External Affairs)

PROFESSOR E.A. FALLAIZE, MA (MA, PH.D. Exeter), Fellow of St John's College (Education)

W.D. MACMILLAN, MA (B.SC., PH.D. Bristol), Fellow of Hertford College (Planning and Resources)

PROFESSOR N.J. THRIFT, MA (PH.D., D.SC. Bristol), Student of Christ Church (Research)

PROFESSOR R.W. AINSWORTH, MA, D.PHIL., Master of St Catherine's College

SIR ALAN BUDD, MA, D.PHIL. (B.SC. London, PH.D. Cambridge), Provost of Queen's College

PROFESSOR A.M. CAMERON, CBE, MA (PH.D. London), Warden of Keble College

A.W. DILNOT, CBE, MA, Principal of St Hugh's College

DAME JESSICA RAWSON, DBE, MA, D.LITT. (MA, LITT.D. Cambridge), Warden of Merton College

SIR MICHAEL SCHOLAR, KCB, MA, D.PHIL. (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), President of St John's College

PROFESSOR P.A. SLACK, MA, D.PHIL., Principal of Linacre College

R.G. SMETHURST, MA, Provost of Worcester College

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3 Admission of Clerks of the Market

W. HAYES, MA, D.PHIL. (M.SC., PH.D. Dublin), Honorary Fellow of St John's College, nominated by the Chancellor, and M.H. KEEN, MA, D.PHIL., FBA, FSA, F.R.HIST.S., Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, nominated by the Vice-Chancellor, were admitted to office as Clerks of the Market for the year 2005–6.

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W. N. Thomas Tam Fund for Chinese Language Teaching and Learning Enhancement


When the regulations establishing this new trust fund were published on 28 April 2005 (Gazette, Vol. 135, p. 882), the figure quoted for the amount donated was incorrect. Regulation 1 of § 339 (Statutes, 2000, p. 730 as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), should read:

'1. A sum from the Jessie and Thomas Tam Charitable Foundation Ltd, together with any further donations for this purpose, shall be known as the W. N. Thomas Tam Fund for Chinese Language Teaching and Learning Enhancement ('the Fund').'

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Register of Congregation

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

Abdullaeva, F., Wadham

Archer, M.G., Sub-faculty of the History of Art

Aspden, S.E., MA status, Jesus

Bukhari, N., Mansfield

Butcher, C.J., MA, All Souls

Cannata, M., M.Phil., Queen's

Coates, G., St Anne's

de Melo, W.D.C., M.Phil., All Souls

Dreyfus, L., Magdalen

Flynn, E.V., New College

French, S.J., Worcester

Gaul, N.H., M.St., Lincoln

Harloe, K.C., BA, St Anne's

Hopkin, D.M., Hertford

Hortala-Vallve, R., Nuffield

Hotson, H.B., D.Phil., St Anne's

Kolligan, D., Faculty of Classics

Magidor, O., Queen's

McCormick, R.S., BA, Wadham

McDonnell, S., Nuffield Department of Surgery

Millican, P.J.R., B.Phil., MA, Hertford

Nomerotski, A., Jesus

Olson, C.J.P., Brasenose

Orakhelashvili, A., Jesus

Owen, R.J., BA, M.St., D.Phil., Brasenose

Papazarkadas, N., D.Phil., St Hilda's

Prag, J.R.W., MA, Merton

Rao, R., M.Phil., University

Rosenblitt, J.A., St Hugh's

Saunders, R.A., MA, Lincoln

Scholar, R.W., D.Phil., Oriel

Shilliam, R.G.W., Wadham

Silverstein, A.J., Wolfson

Southcombe, G., MA, M.St., Lincoln

Stewart, H.S., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Wallace, M.I., Wadham

Watson, O.J., Eastern Art

Whitworth, M.H., MA, D.Phil., Merton

Wills, A.G., Brasenose

Wilton-Ely, J.D., Merton

Zimmer, O., University