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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 28 May 1998

The Council submit the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 113) will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 5 June 1998.

1. That a Nigel Trower Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations1:


 1. The sum of £5,000 given to the University by Mr and Mrs David Trower, in memory of their son Nigel David Trower, M.A., Vet.M.B., M.R.C.V.S., of Pembroke College, together with other sums subscribed for the purpose, shall form a fund called the Nigel Trower Fund.

 2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Head of the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine and three persons appointed by the Faculty Board of Clinical Veterinary Medicine.

 3. No resolution of the Managers shall be valid unless passed by a majority of the Managers present at a meeting to which all the Managers have been summoned.

 4. The income of the Fund shall be used to provide an award called the Nigel Trower Award, to enable a Resident on the staff of the Clinical Studies Division of the Veterinary School to undertake a course of professional training outside the University.

 5. In the Michaelmas Term each year the Managers shall publish a Notice giving the date by which, and the manner in which, applications are to be submitted.

 6. The value of the award shall be such sum, not exceeding the available income of the Fund, as may be determined by the Managers in each individual case.

 7. The Managers shall advise Mr and Mrs Trower of the award made each year.

 8. On completion of the course of training, the award-winner shall submit to the Managers and to Mr and Mrs Trower a brief report on the training undertaken.

 9. Any unexpended income of the Fund may be either added to the capital of the Fund or accumulated for use as income in subsequent years, as the Managers shall determine.

2. That the recommendations contained in paragraph 6 of the Report, dated 2 March 1998, of the Council on the regulations for Homerton College (Reporter, p. 460) be approved.2

1 See the Vice-Chancellor's Notice, p. 674.
2 See the Council's Notice, p. 675.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 28 May 1998
Copyright © 1998 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.