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Oxford University Gazette, 4 February 2010: University Acts

COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Changes in Regulations

Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 19 February.

Establishment of Jeremy Griffiths Professorship of Medieval English Palaeography

Explanatory Note

These regulations establish the Jeremy Griffiths Professorship of Medieval English Palaeography in the Humanities Division. The professor will be on the establishment of the Faculty of English Language and Literature.

Text of Regulations

1 In Schedule A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, after Action Research Professor of Paediatrics insert:

'Jeremy Griffiths Professor of Medieval English Palaeography'.

2 In Sect. III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 478, as redesignated as regulations by Degree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), insert new § 247 as follows and renumber existing §§ 247–324 as §§ 248–325:

'§ 247. Jeremy Griffiths Professor of Medieval English Palaeography

1. The benefaction from Fozmula Limited, together with any further donations for this purpose, shall be used to establish and maintain a Professorship of Medieval English Palaeography, to be known as the Jeremy Griffiths Professor of Medieval English Palaeography ('the Chair').

2. The University shall retain all of the benefaction as permanent endowment and shall apply the net income of this benefaction towards the support of the Chair, as follows:

(1) in the payment of the stipend, national insurance, pension contributions and associated indirect costs of the Chair;

(2) for the support of teaching or research into the areas mentioned in Regulation 3 below in such manner as shall be approved by a Board of Management made up of the following persons (or their respective nominees): the Chair of the Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature, the Head of the Humanities Division, and the Principal of St Hilda's College.

Any unexpended net income in a financial year may in any one or more subsequent years be expended in accordance with Regulation 2(2) above.

3. The Jeremy Griffiths Professor of Medieval English Palaeography shall lecture and give instruction in Medieval English Palaeography. The professor shall engage in the study of and research into the palaeography, codicology and history of books produced in the British Isles before 1550, with particular reference to the production, transmission and reception of such books.

4. 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) of this regulation is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the Principal of St Hilda's College (being the college to which the professorship has been allocated by Council), or if the Principal is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by St Hilda's College;

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

(6) the Head of the Humanities Division or his or her nominee;

(7)–(9) three persons appointed by the Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature.

5. 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 this chair.

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

7. Regulations 3–5, and the composition of the Board of Management in Regulation 2(2), may be amended by Council.'

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GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in Regulations

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 19 February.

Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund

Explanatory Note

The following regulation establishes the Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund as a permanent endowment of the University, the net income of which will be used to support undergraduate students in need of financial assistance from Norfolk and Suffolk and from Central and Eastern Europe and from the countries of the former USSR.

Text of Regulations

In Part 2 of Council Regulations 25 of 2002, concerning trusts (Statutes, 2000, p. 704, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, and renumbered by the changes published on 14 November 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461; Vol. 133, p. 404), insert new § 269 and renumber existing §§ 269–391 as §§ 270–392:

'§ 269. Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund

1. The gift from the Alan Palgrave Brown Will Trust which comprises one million pounds sterling (£1,000,000), together with any further donations for this purpose, shall be known as the Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund (the 'Fund').

2. The University shall retain all of the Fund as a permanent endowment and shall apply the net income of the Fund towards providing bursaries for undergraduate students of the University who are in need of financial assistance towards tuition fees and/or living costs; and are or were previously resident or educated in either the United Kingdom counties of Norfolk or Suffolk or Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

3. The administration of the Fund, and the application of its income, shall be the responsibility of the Enhanced Bursaries Committee.

4. Regulation 3 above may be amended by Council.'

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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:

Christensen, T.J., Department of Earth Sciences

Davies, K.J., Magdalen

Dezso, C., Balliol

Dondi, C.F., Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Fletcher, G., Exeter

Goriely, A., St Catherine's

Herdman, M.T., University

Hoyland, R.G., St Cross

Jardine, C.N., St Catherine's

McElwee, B.M., Lincoln

Mitchell, S.E., University Estates Directorate

Rippon, S.I., Oriel

Roberts, C.R., Faculty of Earth Sciences

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CONTINUING EDUCATION BOARD

For changes in regulations for examination, to come into effect on 19 February, see 'Examinations and Boards' below.

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