Elections

  • Thursday 20 January 2011
  • No. 4940
  • Vol 141

 

Vacancies and retiring members

The lists below show the retiring member or members, and indicate the length of appointment.

Elections10 March

Vacancies

Audit and Scrutiny Committee

Vacancy: One

Mr L.A. Whitehead, Nuffield MT 2011

One member of Congregation elected by Congregation from among members of the faculties in the Divisions of Humanities and Social Sciences who shall not serve on Council or the Finance Committee or on any committee which in the view of Council has main line executive authority within the University, or hold any office in the University or any college which involves executive authority.

Further information on the Audit and Scrutiny Committee can be found at: www.admin.ox.ac.uk/statutes/regulations/520-122c.shtml. Enquiries may be directed to the Head of the Council Secretariat, Ms Emma Rampton, emma.rampton@admin.ox.ac.uk, tel. Oxford (2)70002.

Curators of the Sheldonian Theatre

Vacancy: One

Dr P. Coones, Hertford MT 2011

One member of Congregation elected by Congregation.

For further information on the Board, please contact the Secretary, Ms. L Hofen, lisa.hofen@admin.ox.ac.uk, tel. Oxford (2)70129.

Humanities Divisional Board

Vacancy: One

Dr S.L. Mapstone, St Hilda's MT 2011

One member of Congregation elected by Congregation elected by and from among the members of the Faculty of English Language and Literature.

For further information regarding the board, please contact the Secretary (marie.drummond@humanities.ox.ac.uk).

General notes:

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 election on 10 March, by four members of Congregation other than the candidate, will be received by the Elections Office, at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4 p.m. on Thursday, 10 February 2011.

Council has decided that nominations should show for each signatory the name and college or department in block capitals. Any names which are not so shown may not be published.

At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be made on an official nomination form.

Copies of the form are available from the 'Forms' section of the Elections Office website.

Candidates are invited to include with their nomination forms, a written statement of no more than 250 words, setting out his or her reasons for standing and qualifications for the office being sought. In the event of contested election to the vacancies in question, these statements will be available online and published in the Gazette dated 24 February. Voters may wish to wait until they have read these notes before returning their ballot papers.

Ballot papers will be sent out to members of Congregation as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations. Completed ballot papers must be received by the Elections Office not later than 4 p.m. on 10 March 2011.

For further information about the committee or body concerned, please contact the individual Secretary, either via the email links above, or as listed in the University Calendar, 2010-11, or the Elections Officer, Ms S.L. Stacey (telephone: (2)80463, email: elections.office@ox.ac.uk).