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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 25 October 2000

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 These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 113) will be deemed to have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, 3 November 2000.

1. That Professor Sir Alec Broers, of Churchill College, be reappointed Vice-Chancellor for two years from 1 October 2001.1

2. That the Council be authorized to establish, as jointly owned by the University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Cambridge-MIT Institute and that it be a company, limited by guarantee, for the purpose of implementing the Framework Agreement appended to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's letter to the Vice-Chancellor, dated 4 November 1999.2

3. That the recommendations contained in paragraph 8 of the Report dated 26 June 2000, of the Faculty Board of Education on a proposed amendment to the regulations for the Education Studies Tripos (Reporter, 1999-2000, p. 1021) be approved.

4. That the regulations for allowances to candidates for examinations be amended as follows:3

Regulation 4.

By removing from the second line of the regulation the words 'be deemed to'.

5. That the recommendations in paragraph 17 of the Joint Report of the Council and the General Board, dated 12 June 2000 and 24 May 2000, on the review of examination results for students other than Graduate Students (Reporter, 1999-2000, p. 806) be approved.4

6. That the regulations for the William Barclay Squire Fund be amended as follows:5

William Barclay Squire Essay Prize

By amending the regulations for this Prize so as to read:

5. The William Barclay Squire Essay Prize shall be awarded for the best coursework essay and/or dissertation in the examination for the degree of Master of Philosophy (one-year course) which, in the judgement of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Music, is on a subject connected with the history of music.

6. The Prize shall be open to any registered Graduate Student under the supervision of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Music.

7. The value of the Prize shall be such sum as shall be determined by the Faculty Board of Music within a range approved from time to time by the Council.

Grants to Graduate Students

By renumbering Regulations 12 and 13 as 8 and 9.

1 See the Council's Notice, p. 106.

2 See the Council's Notice, p. 107.

3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 206. See the Council's Notice, p. 108.

4 See the Council's Notice, p. 108.

5 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 841. In recent years there have been very few candidates for this Prize. The Faculty Board of Music therefore propose to open the Prize to Graduate Students who are working on an M.Phil. Degree in some aspect of the history of music.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 25 October 2000