Congregation

  • Thursday 12 June 2014
  • NO. 5064
  • VOL. 144

Congregation12 June

Contested elections

Council

Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum

Details are in 'Elections' section below.

Congregation17 June

The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises questions to which no opposition has been notified and in respect of which no request for adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice-Chancellor will accordingly declare the resolutions carried without a meeting under the provisions of Sect 7 (1) of Statute IV.

(1) Voting approving the deprivation of a graduate of a degree

(For explanatory note and text of resolution see Gazette No 5062, 29 May 2014, p510.)

(2) Voting on Resolutions authorising the use of space at the Old Road Campus

(For explanatory note and text of resolution see Gazette No 5062, 29 May 2014, p510.)

(3) Voting on a Resolution authorising the temporary use of space in Beaver House (Hythe Bridge Street)

(For explanatory note and text of resolution see Gazette No 5062, 29 May 2014, p511.)

(4) Voting on Resolutions authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

(For explanatory note and text of resolution see Gazette No 5062, 29 May 2014, p511.)

Congregation 25 June

Encaenia: Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Divinity

The Most Reverend Dr Katharine Jefferts Schori, PhD, Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America and sixteen other nations

Doctor of Letters

Sir Anish Kapoor, CBE, RA, artist and sculptor, Turner Prizewinner, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects

Mr Robert Silvers, BA Chicago, editor and co-founder of the New York Review of Books, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Honorary Fellow of the British Academy

Doctor of Science

Professor Jean-Marie Lehn, PhD, Honorary Professor of Chemistry, Collège de France, Emeritus Professor, University of Strasbourg, Nobel Prizewinner in Chemistry, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, member of the Académie des Sciences, Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA

Doctor of Music

Sir Harrison Birtwistle, CH, RAM (Hon FRAM), composer, Visiting Professor at the Royal Academy of Music

¶ Professor Wallace Broecker is no longer able to attend the Encaenia to be held on 25 June.

Note on procedures in Congregation

¶ Business in Congregation is conducted in accordance with Congregation Regulations 2 of 2002 (www.admin.ox.ac.uk/statutes/regulations/529-122.shtml). A printout of these regulations, or of any statute or other regulations, is available from the Council Secretariat on request. A member of Congregation seeking advice on questions relating to its procedures, other than elections, should contact Mrs F Burchett at the University Offices, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)80199; email: felicity.burchett@admin.ox.ac.uk); questions relating to elections should be directed to the Elections Officer, Ms S L S Mulvihill (telephone: (2)80463; email: elections.office@admin.ox.ac.uk).