Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 28 November 2013
  • NO. 5043
  • VOL. 144

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 13 December.

(a) Dean Ireland's Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture

Explanatory Note

The following change amends the composition of the electoral board of the Dean Ireland's Professorship of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture to reflect the change in college association recently approved from Queen's to Keble , and the change of the faculty's name from 'Theology' to 'Theology and Religion'. It also brings the wording into line with the general provisions for electoral boards laid down in Council Regulations 3 of 2004, replaces references to 'decrees' with references to 'regulations', and removes the reference to the General Board.

Text of Regulations

In Sect III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships, delete §149 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text scored through):

'§ 149. Dean Ireland's Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture

1. The Dean Ireland's Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture shall lecture and give instruction in the Exegesis of the New Testament Scriptures.

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

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the Warden of Keble College Provost of Queen's College is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(2) the Warden of Keble College Provost of Queen's College, or, if the Warden Provost should be unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the Governing Body of Keble Queen's College on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(3) a person appointed by the Governing Body of Keble Queen's College;

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

(5) a person appointed by the General Board;

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

(6), (7)–(9) three two persons appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Theology and Religion.

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

(b) Professor of German Medieval and Linguistic Studies

Explanatory Note

The following change amends the composition of the electoral board of the Professor of German Medieval and Linguistic Studies to comply with the general provisions for electoral boards laid down in Council Regulations 3 of 2004. It also replaces references to 'decrees' with references to 'regulations' and removes the reference to the General Board.

Text of Regulations

In Sect III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships, delete §116 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text scored through):

'§ 116. Professor of German Medieval and Linguistic Studies

1. The Professor of German Medieval and Linguistic Studies shall lecture and give instruction in German Medieval and Linguistic Studies or in some branch of these studies, and shall promote generally the study of the subject in the University.

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

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the Principal of St Edmund Hall is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(2) the Principal of St Edmund Hall, or, if the Principal is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the Governing Body of St Edmund Hall on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(3) a person appointed by the Governing Body of St Edmund Hall;

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

(5) a person appointed by the General Board;

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

(6)–(8)(7)–(9) three persons elected by the Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages.

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

(c) Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity

Explanatory Note

The following change amends the composition of the electoral board of the Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity to reflect approval by the Humanities Board, Christ Church (which co-funds the chair, with which a residential canonry at the college is associated), and the Church of England's General Synod that the chair should be open to lay as well as ordained holders, and to comply with the general provisions for electoral boards laid down in Council Regulations 3 of 2004. It also replaces references to 'decrees' with references to 'regulations' and removes the reference to the General Board.

Text of Regulations

In Sect III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships, delete §61 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text scored through):

'§ 61. Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity

1. The Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity, who must be in Priest's Orders in the Church of England or in an Episcopal Church in communion with the Church of England, shall either expound some portion of the Holy Scriptures or discuss questions pertaining to the study of Theology.

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

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the Dean of Christ Church is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(2) the Dean of Christ Church, or, if the Dean is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the Governing Body of Christ Church on the occurrence of a vacancy to act as an elector on that occasion;

(3) a person appointed by the Governing Body of Christ Church;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council, one of whom shall be appointed after consultation with Christ Church;

(6) the Head of the Humanities Division, or his or her nominee; a person appointed by the General Board;

(7)–(9) three persons elected by the Board of the Faculty of Theology and Religion.

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

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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:

Akiyoshi, B, Faculty of Biochemistry

Allen, N E, Wolfson

Baker, S G, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Blacksell, S D, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Brewer, A J P, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit

Bulbulia, R A, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Bullari, K, Finance Division

Campbell, J I, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Crockett, M J, Jesus

Doherty, A R, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Dolecek, C, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Eaton, S B, Lady Margaret Hall

Edwards, S A, Keble

Elkins, J M, St Peter's

Gibb, M A L, University College

Gray, R G, Trinity

Jee, H R, Queen's

Johnson, D D P, St Antony's

Jones, P T W, IT Services

Julier, P J, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Kumar, R, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

McAleer, L M S, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

McDermott, C L, Green Templeton

Mackillop, L H, Lincoln

Muteshi, C M, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Ostrowski, M S, All Souls

Pawluk, S, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Rushworth, J F, St John's

Salje, J, St Peter's

Sprosen, T S, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Wintour, J, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Wright, I D, Faculty of Clinical Medicine