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Oxford University Gazette, 1 February 2007: University Agenda

CONGREGATION 20 February 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against any of the resolutions at item 1 below, or to speak or to ask a question concerning the Annual Review of the University at item 2 below, signed in each case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 12 February (see the note on the conduct of business in Congregation at the end of 'University Agenda').

1 Voting on Resolutions approving the conferment of Honorary Degrees

(1) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, upon JAMES EARL CARTER, BS, Former President of the United States of America, be approved.

(2) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, upon BARONESS BRENDA HALE OF RICHMOND, DBE, MA, FBA, PC, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, be approved.

(3) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon DAME ANTONIA S. BYATT, DBE, BA, FRSL, Writer, be approved.

(4) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon SIR CLIVE GRANGER, KT, BA, PH.D, Emeritus Professor, University of California at San Diego, be approved.

(5) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon MS ARIANE MNOUCHKINE, Director, be approved.

(6) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, upon DR RICHARD A. LERNER, BS, MD, President of the Scripps Research Institute, Lita Annenberg Hazen Professor of Immunochemistry and Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Chair in Chemistry, be approved.

(7) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, upon LORD MAY OF OXFORD, OM, AC, B.SC, PH.D, FRS, Former Head of the Office of Science and Technology and Former President of the Royal Society and Royal Society Research Professor in Zoology, University of Oxford and Imperial College, London, be approved.

(8) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, upon PROFESSOR CHINTAMANI NAGESA RAMACHANDRA RAO, D.SC, PH.D, FRS, National Research Professor and Honorary President and Linus Pauling Research Professor of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India, be approved.

(9) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Music, honoris causa, upon MR DANIEL MOSES BARENBOIM, Pianist and Conductor, be approved.

¶ If the resolutions are approved, the honorary degrees will be conferred at the Encaenia on 20 June 2007, with the exception of (9) which will be conferred on a date to be agreed.


2 Presentation of the Annual Review of the University

The Annual Review of the University for 2005–6 (Supplement *2 to Gazette, Vol. 137, January 2007) will be presented and may be discussed.

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