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Oxford University Gazette, 3 May 2007: University Acts

COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Changes in Regulations

Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 18 May.

Establishment of BT Professorship of Major Programme Management

1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, after 'Professor of Mathematical Logic' insert:

'BT Professor of Major Programme Management'.

2 In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 414, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), insert new §194 and renumber existing §§ 194–237 as §§ 195–238:

'§ 194. BT Professor of Major Programme Management

1. The benefaction of £2.8m from BT PLC, together with any further donations for this purpose, shall be used to establish and maintain the BT Professorship of Major Programme Management.

2. The University shall apply the capital and net income towards the salary and expenses of the holder of the Professorship and associated overheads and outgoings, specifically any tax that may become levied in relation to the Professorship or any Centre with which the Professorship may be associated from time to time.

3. The administration of the benefaction, and the application of its capital and income, shall be the responsibility of the Executive Board of the Saïd Business School.

4. The BT Professor of Major Programme Management shall lecture and give instruction in management studies.

5. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) below is the Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the Chair may be allocated by Council from time to time; or if the head is unable to unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of that college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6) a person appointed by the Social Sciences Board; and

(7)–(9) three persons appointed by the Saïd Business School.

6. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations, which are applicable to the Chair.

7. Regulations 1–2 shall be deemed as Trust Regulations under the provisions of Part D of Statute XVI.

8. Regulations 3–6 may be amended by Council.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Board, establish a professorship in the Social Sciences Division endowed by the benefaction from BT PLC. Responsibility for the benefaction is assigned to the Executive Board of the Saïd Business School. The professor will, for such time as the Centre shall be in existence, provide academic leadership for the BT Centre for Major Programme Management and will be on the establishment of the Business School in the Social Sciences Division.]

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PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in Regulations

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 18 May.

Establishment of a Professorship of Musculoskeletal Sciences

1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, after 'Iveagh Professor of Microbiology' insert:

'Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences'.

2 In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 471, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), insert new § 224 and renumber existing §§ 224–238 as §§ 225–239:

'§ 224. Professorship of Musculoskeletal Sciences

1. The Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences shall lecture and give instruction in musculoskeletal sciences.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) below is the Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the Chair may be allocated by Council from time to time; or if the head is unable to unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of that college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations, which are applicable to the Chair.' [These changes, made on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Board, establish a new Professorship of Musculoskeletal Sciences].

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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:

Axon, C.J., Department of Engineering Science

Ballinger, C.A.J., , Queen's

Benedkt, M.A., University

Black-Branch, J.L., Greyfriars

Coulston, E.F, Central Administration

Hann, A.D., St Catherine's

Prantl, J., Nuffield

Teo, Y.Y., Lincoln

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DIVISIONAL BOARDS, BOARDS OF FACULTIES, AND CONTINUING EDUCATION BOARD

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 18 May, see 'Examinations and Boards' below.

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