Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 18 January 2018
  • NO. 5191
  • VOL. 148

General Purposes Committee of Council

Changes to Regulations

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following changes to regulations, to come into effect on 2 February.

(a) American Standard Companies Professorship of Operations Management

Explanatory Note

The following changes, made on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Division and the Saïd Business School, update the regulations to remove outdated references.

Text of Regulations

In Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships, delete existing regulation §204 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text struck through):

'§204. American Standard Companies Professor of Operations Management

1. The University accepts with deep gratitude the munificent benefaction provided by the American Standard Companies Inc. to establish a Professorship of Operations Management which shall be known as the American Standard Companies Professorship of Operations Management.

2. The American Standard Companies Professor of Operations Management shall lecture and give instruction in Operations Management.

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

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or if the head of the college specified in paragraph (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 decreeregulation 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) atwo persons appointed by Council;

(5), (6) a person appointed by the General Board;

(6)(7) a person appointed by the Social Sciences Board of the Faculty of Social Studies;

(8),(7)–(9) twothree persons appointed by the Board of the Faculty of ManagementSaïd Business School.

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

(b) Renaming of the Barnett Professorship of Comparative Social Policy and Politics

Explanatory Note

The following changes, made on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Division and the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, rename the professorship so that the name reverts to the Barnett Professorship of Social Policy (as it had been prior to a change in name approved for the duration of the tenure of the last postholder). The opportunity is also taken to remove outdated references.

Text of Regulations

1 In Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning the Employment of University Staff, delete 'Barnett Professor of Comparative Social Policy and Politics' and substitute 'Barnett Professor of Social Policy'.

2 In Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships, delete existing regulation §310 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text struck through):

'§310. Barnett Professor of Comparative Social Policy and Politics

1. The Barnett Professor of Comparative Social Policy and Politics shall undertake research, lecture and give instruction in Social Policy.

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 decreeregulations 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) atwo persons appointed by Council;

(5), (6) twoone persons appointed by the GeneralSocial Sciences Board;

(7)–(9) three persons appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Social StudiesDepartment of Social Policy and Intervention.

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

(c) Renaming of a Professorship of Primary Care Health Sciences

Explanatory Note

A number of posts within Medical Sciences have been given the Nuffield prefix in acknowledgement of the continued receipt by the Medical Sciences Division's clinical departments of the income from Lord Nuffield's Medical Benefaction to the University, and the strategic significance of the subject area. It is now proposed one of the Professors of Primary Care Health Sciences be given a 'Nuffield' prefix. It is not proposed to rename the second Professorship at this time, and therefore the changes below separate the two Professorships in the regulations.

Text of Regulations

1 In Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning the Employment of University Staff, delete 'Professors (two) of Primary Care Health Sciences' and substitute 'Nuffield Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences'.

2 Ibid, insert 'Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences'.

3 In Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships, delete existing §103 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text struck through):

'§103. Nuffield Professorships (two) of Primary Care Health Sciences

1. The Nuffield Professors of Primary Care Health Sciences shall engage in advanced study and research and shall lecture and give instruction in Primary Health Care.

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

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

(2) the head of the college to which each Chair may be allocated by Council from time to time, 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 referred to in paragraph (2) above;

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

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(10) a person holding a clinical appointment appointed by the Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust (or the relevant successor body in the NHS should that Trust cease to exist).

At least three members of the board, of whom one shall be a professor, shall hold clinical appointments.

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

4 Ibid, insert new §104 as follows and renumber existing §104 onwards by plus one:

'§104. Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences

1. The Professorof Primary Care Health Sciences shall engage in advanced study and research and shall lecture and give instruction in Primary Health Care.

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

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

(2) the head of the college to which each Chair may be allocated by Council from time to time, 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 referred to in paragraph (2) above;

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

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(10) a person holding a clinical appointment appointed by the Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust (or the relevant successor body in the NHS should that Trust cease to exist).

At least three members of the board, of whom one shall be a professor, shall hold clinical appointments.

3. The professorshall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to the Chair.'

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Declaration of approval of a Resolution authorising the use of space in the Robert Hooke Building

No notice of opposition having been given, the Vice-Chancellor declared the Resolution concerning the use of space in the Robert Hooke Building approved.

Council of the University

Register of Congregation

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

Adziman, M F, Lady Margaret Hall

Brown, G F, Structural Genomics Consortium

Chaney, E J, St Antony's

Desborough, M J R, Linacre

Fawkner-Corbett, D W, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Gbinigie, O, Primary Care Health Sciences

Hood, N R, IT Services

Jenkins, D J, IT Services

Kahl, G, IT Services

Kambalu, S, Magdalen

Kerr, M, Medical Sciences Divisional Office

Mittelstadt, B D, Oxford Internet Institute

Neilly, J C, St Peter's

Van Den Bremer, T S, Worcester

Wainwright, R J D, Oriel

Whitbourn, J P E, St Stephen's House

Wymant, C M, Nuffield Department of Population Health