• Thursday 25 June 2015
  • NO. 5102
  • VOL. 145

Congregation30 June

The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises a question to which no opposition has been notified and in respect of which no request for an adjournment has been received, and the Vice-Chancellor has accordingly declared the appointment of the new Vice-Chancellor approved without a meeting under the provisions of Sect 7 (1) of Statute IV.

Declaration of approval of the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor

The proposal that Louise Richardson, BA Dub, MA UCLA, MA PhD Harvard, currently Principal and Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Relations, University of St Andrews, be appointed Vice-Chancellor from 1 January 2016 for the remainder of the 2015/16 academic year and for a further seven years, duly made by Council on the recommendation of the Nominating Committee for the Vice-Chancellorship under the provisions of regulation 6 of Council Regulations 21 of 2002, is approved.

Note on procedures in Congregation

¶ Business in Congregation is conducted in accordance with Congregation Regulations 2 of 2002 ( 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:; questions relating to elections should be directed to the Elections Officer, Ms S L S Mulvihill (telephone: (2)80463; email: