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Oxford University Gazette, 17 May 2007: University Agenda


1 Encaenia

Mr Vice-Chancellor invites Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Heads of Houses, Heads of Division, holders of the Oxford Degrees of Doctor of Divinity, Civil Law, Medicine, Letters, Science, and Music, the Proctors, the Assessor, the Public Orator, the Professor of Poetry, the Registrar, the outgoing President of the Oxford University Student Union, and the Presidents of the Junior and Middle common rooms of Balliol College, Wolfson College, and Hertford (as being the colleges of the Proctors and the Assessor) to partake of Lord Crewe's Benefaction to the University, meeting him in the Hall of Brasenose College at 10.45 a.m. on Wednesday, 20 June. Thence they will go in procession to the Sheldonian Theatre, where will be spoken the Oration in Commemoration of the Benefactors of the University according to the intention of the Right Honourable Nathaniel, Lord Crewe, Bishop of Durham.

Note. Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Heads of Houses, Heads of Division, and Doctors who propose to accept Mr Vice-Chancellor's invitation, and to be present in the Sheldonian Theatre, are requested to inform his Secretary at the University Offices, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)80693, e-mail:, not later than Wednesday, 13 June. They are reminded that, while academic dress of other universities may (if desired) be worn at the Encaenia Garden Party, the appropriate Oxford academic dress should always be worn at the partaking of Lord Crewe's Benefaction and at the Encaenia Ceremony.

2 Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Civil Law

JAMES EARL CARTER, BS United States Naval Academy, Former President of the United States of America

BARONESS BRENDA HALE OF RICHMOND, DBE, PC, MA Camb, FBA, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, Visiting Fellow of Nuffield College

Doctor of Letters

DAME ANTONIA S. BYATT, DBE, BA Camb, FRSL, Writer, Honorary Fellow of Somerville College

SIR CLIVE GRANGER, KT, BA PH.D Nott, Emeritus Professor, University of California at San Diego

Doctor of Science

DR RICHARD A. LERNER, BS Northwestern, MD Stanford, President of the Scripps Research Institute, Lita Annenberg Hazen Professor of Immunochemistry and Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Chair in Chemistry

LORD MAY OF OXFORD, OM, AC, B.SC PH.D Sydney, 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, Emeritus Fellow of Merton College

PROFESSOR CHINTAMANI NAGESA RAMACHANDRA RAO, M.SC Banaras, D.SC Mysore, PH.D Purdue, FRS, National Research Professor and Honorary President and Linus Pauling Research Professor of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India

Doctor of Music

MR DANIEL MOSES BARENBOIM, Pianist and Conductor

¶ Arrangements for admission to the Sheldonian Theatre, which will be by ticket only, appear in 'Notices' below.

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