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Oxford University Gazette, 18 January 2007: Examinations and Boards

Divisional and Faculty Board By-elections 8 March

Humanities Board

Vacancy: One elected by and from among the members of the Faculty of Philosophy (post no. 7)

Retiring member: Dr S.R. Parkinson

Until: MT 2008

Theology Board

Vacancy: One ordinary member elected by all members of the faculty, exclusive of the persons qualified to be official members as per Regulations 19.8 and 19.9.(2) (post no. 16)

Retiring member: Dr B.E. Schmidt

Until: MT 2007

Where it is specified in the above list that the nominee must be from among certain persons 'working in' a department or other institution, both the nominee and the nominators must be persons so working at the time of the election.

Nominations in writing for the elections on 8 March, by four members (other than the candidate) of the electorate for each vacancy (as specified above), will be received by the Elections Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, up to 4 p.m. on Thursday, 8 February.

Council has decided that nominations should show for each signatory the name and faculty, sub-faculty, or department (indicative of the relevant electorate) in block capitals. Any names which are not so shown may not be published. At least one nomination in respect of each nominee, signed by the nominee and four nominators, must be on an official nomination form. Copies of the form are available from the Elections Office, Room 218, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (e-mail:

In the event of a contested election, a brief biographical notice of each candidate will be published in the Gazette dated 22 February, and voters may wish to wait until they have read these before returning their ballot papers, which will be sent out to members of the electorate as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations, and which, after completion, must be received by the Elections Office not later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, 8 March.

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