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Oxford University Gazette, 8 June 2006: University Agenda

CONGREGATION 13 June 2 p.m.


The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises questions to which no opposition has been notified and in respect of which no request for an adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice-Chancellor will accordingly declare the Legislative Proposal and the changes in Congregation Regulations approved without a meeting under the provisions of Sect. 7 (1) of Statute IV (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, Vol. 133, p. 100).

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CONGREGATION 27 June 2 p.m.

Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against, or any proposed amendment to, the resolution at item 1, or of any intention to vote against the proposal at 2 below, signed in each case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 19 June (see the note on the conduct of business in Congregation at the end of 'University Agenda').

2 Approval of nomination of an 'external' member of the Council of the University

The nomination by Council, under the provisions of section 4 (7)–(10) of Statute VI (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, as amended by the statute approved by Congregation on 15 October 2002 and subsequently by Her Majesty in Council, Gazette, pp. 183, 250, 1335), of ALICE PERKINS, CB, as a member of Council for four years from Michaelmas Term 2006, or until any new governance arrangements are introduced, whichever is the shorter, will be submitted for approval.

Notes on the nominated 'external' member of Council

Alice Perkins, CB, graduated in Modern History (St Anne's, 1971) and went straight into the Civil Service fast-stream. Her career spanned policy and operations in the Departments of Health and Social Security, public spending in HM Treasury and Civil Service reform in the Cabinet Office. In her last job, she reported to the Cabinet Secretary and was responsible for Civil Service wide policies on human resource management, training and development, and reform. She left the Civil Service last autumn and has since taken on a number of part-time roles. Amongst other things, she is a non-executive director on the Boards of BAA and TaylorNelsonSofres, is currently on the Saïd Business School's Business Advisory Forum and has just been elected a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute.

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