Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 9 February 2012
  • NO. 4978
  • VOL. 142

Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council

Changes in Regulations

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 17 February.

Renaming of Professor of Sociology

Explanatory Note

The following change, approved by the Social Sciences Division, renames the Professorship of Sociology for the duration of the tenure of the current post-holder’s tenure. The opportunity has also been taken to remove outdated references.

Text of Regulations

1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, delete 'Professor of Sociology' and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text struck through):

'Professor of Sociology and Demography'.

2 In Sect. III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002 concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 502, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461) delete existing § 299 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text struck through):

'§ 299. Professor of Sociology and Demography

1. The Professor of Sociology and Demography shall lecture and give instruction in Sociology and Demography.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in (2) of this clause is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any decree regulation in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in (2) of this clause;

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

(5), (6) two a persons appointed by the General BoardSocial Sciences Board;

(7)–(9) three persons appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Social Studies.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the decree regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same decree regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

3 The changes to the title and regulation 1 of § 299 shall be effective for the duration of the tenure of the post-holder appointed with effect from 1 August 2012.

Congregation7 February

(1) Declaration of approval of Resolutions approving the conferment of Honorary Degrees

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the resolution approving the conferment of honorary degrees approved.

(2) Presentation of the Annual Review of the University

The Annual Review of the University for 2010–11 (Supplement *1 to Gazette, Vol. 142, January 2012) was declared presented.

Council of the University

Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Barker, J A, Department of Pharmacology

Gatome, C W, Department of Biomedical Services

Lozano-Kuehne, J, Department of Public Health

MacCoss, R N, Sub-department of Inorganic Chemistry

Moffat, N M J, Kellogg

Segar, A H, Christ Church

Tibbert, J A, Examination Schools

Divisional and Faculty Boards

For changes in regulations for examinations see 'Examinations and Boards' below.