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Oxford University Gazette, 21 May 2009: 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 New College, St Antony's College, and Mansfield College (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 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday, 24 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 the Events Office at the University Offices, Wellington Square by e-mail (, not later than Wednesday 17 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 Letters

FAZLE HASAN ABED, Chairperson, BRAC (formerly Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee), President, BRAC University Governing Board, Commissioner, UN Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor

SANTIAGO CALATRAVA VALLS, DIPL.ARCHITECT Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Valencia, DIPL.ENGINEER Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Zurich, Architect and Structural Engineer, Hon. Fellow RIBA

PHILIP NICHOLAS OUTRAM PULLMAN, CBE, MA Oxf, FRSL, Author, Honorary Fellow of Exeter College

Doctor of Science

ERWIN LOUIS HAHN, B.SC Juniata College, Pennsylvania, PH.D Illinois, FRS, Physicist, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, Honorary Fellow of Brasenose College

BARRY JAMES MARSHALL, AC, MB BS Western Australia, FRS, FRACP, Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Western Australia, Western Australian Ambassador for Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Member of the US Academy of Sciences

Doctor of Music

MITSUKO UCHIDA, CBE, Hochschule für Musik, Vienna, Classical Pianist

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

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