Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 23 November 2017
  • NO. 5187
  • VOL. 148

Council of the University

Declaration of approval of nomination of external member of Council

No request for a ballot having been received, the proposal to appoint Charles Harman as a member of Council, from Michaelmas term 2017 until Hilary term 2020, is deemed to have been approved on 16 November 2017.

General Purposes Committee of Council

Changes in Regulations

The General Purposes Committee has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 7 December.

Renaming of the Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance

Explanatory Note

The following changes, made on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Division and the Faculty of Law, rename the Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance, in order to reflect the termination of the funding agreement with Hogan Lovells.

Text of Regulations

1 In Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, delete 'Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance' and substitute 'Professor of Law and Finance'.

2 In Council Regulations 19 of 2002, Schedule of Professors and Readers, delete 'Law and Finance, Hogan Lovells' and substitute 'Law, Finance'.

3 In Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships, delete existing regulation §186 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text struck through):

'§186. Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance Professor of Law and Finance

1. The benefaction of £103,007 from Lovells on 1 January 2007 (now Hogan Lovells), together with all further donations earmarked for this purpose, shall be used in support of a professorship in law and finance the holder of which, for the duration of funding from Hogan Lovells, shall be known as 'the Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance'.

2. The University shall apply the funds received (both capital and income) towards the
salary and ancillary expenses of the Professor.

3. The administration of the benefaction, and the application of its income, shall be the responsibility of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Law.

41. The Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance shall lecture and give instruction in law and finance.

52. 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) below is the Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the 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 that college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

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

(6) a person appointed by the Social Sciences Board; and

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

63. The professor 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.

7. Regulations 1–2 shall be deemed as Trust Regulations under the provisions of Part D of Statute XVI.

84. Regulations 3163 may be amended by Council.'

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Council of the University

Register of Congregation

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

Addison, D, All Souls

Bird-Lieberman, E L, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Dill, J, Nuffield

Dimirouli, F, Keble

Fallon, M, Oxford Robotics Institute

Garcia Garcia, I, Merton

Kalousova, L, Nuffield

Kemper, J L, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Morrissey, F R H, All Souls

Perry, D, Wolfson

Ryan, J D, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Tendi, M, St Antony's

Wellner James, B, Jesus