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Congregation of the Regent House on Monday, 23 June 2003: Notice

The Vice-Chancellor reminds members of the University that an additional Congregation will take place on Monday, 23 June 2003, at which the Chancellor will admit the following Honorary Degrees:

Doctor of Law

OLGA KENNARD, O.B.E., Sc.D., F.R.S., of Newnham and Lucy Cavendish Colleges, formerly Director of the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre.

STROUD FRANCIS CHARLES (TOBY) MILSOM, Q.C., M.A., F.B.A., Fellow of St John's College, Emeritus Professor of Law.

Doctor of Science

ALAN GRAHAM MACDIARMID, Ph.D., of Sidney Sussex College, Nobel Laureate, Blanchard Professor of Chemistry in the University of Pennsylvania, and James Von Ehr Distinguished Chair in Science and Technology and Professor of Chemistry and Physics in the University of Texas at Dallas.

Sir PAUL MAXIME NURSE, F.R.S., Nobel Laureate, Chief Executive, Cancer Research UK.

Sir JOHN EDWARD SULSTON, Ph.D., F.R.S., Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, Nobel Laureate, Staff Scientist in the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, formerly Director of the Sanger Centre.

Doctor of Letters

ANTHONY MARK DAVID GORMLEY, O.B.E., M.A., Honorary Fellow of Trinity College and of Jesus College, Sculptor.

Sir PETER REGINALD FREDERICK HALL, C.B.E., M.A., Honorary Fellow of St Catharine's College, Director of plays, films, and opera.

Doctor of Music

JOHN ADAMS, Composer.

Music will be performed by the choir of King's College and by the King's Trumpeters.

Timetable

Members of the University and their guests will need to be in their places in the Senate-House not later than 11.15 a.m. If it is fine, a procession will form up in the Schools Arcade at 11.10 a.m. Those in the categories listed below who wish to process must give notice of their intention, and tickets will be issued to them up to the number of places available. The Congregation will end at about 12.30 p.m.

Dress

Monday, 23 June 2003, will be a scarlet day, and Doctors in the several Faculties are asked to wear their festal gowns. Hoods are worn at this Congregation. In accordance with Regulation 4 for academical dress (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 185) any member of the University (other than the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, High Steward, Deputy High Steward, Commissary, Proctors, Registrary, Orator, Esquire Bedells, or the graduands) who is a graduate of another university or degree-awarding institution, may, on this occasion, wear the academical dress appropriate to that degree.

Admission to the Congregation

Admission to the Senate-House and Yard will be strictly by ticket only. The only entrance on this occasion will be by the South-East Gate, from King's Parade.

All members of the University are invited to apply for admission tickets, and, if they wish, for one guest ticket in each case.

Applications for tickets, which must be made in writing, and must give the names of all those for whom tickets are requested, should be sent to Mr Geoffrey Skelsey, Principal Assistant Registrary, at the Old Schools, to arrive not later than Friday, 23 May 2003. Applications cannot be made in person or by telephone.

Tickets

Those in the classes specified below, who wish to take part in the procession, are asked to state this clearly in their applications. Tickets will be issued to them, up to the number of places available.

Other members of the University, including those in statu pupillari, may apply for tickets for themselves and, if they wish, for one guest in each case, whose name and address must be given.

Tickets will be allocated strictly in the order in which applications are received, and will be despatched about one week before the Congregation. Applicants will understand that there may be more applications than places are available. Those who find that they cannot use their tickets are asked to return them so that their seats may be offered to others. Further details of the arrangements will be included with the tickets.

No tickets for admission to Senate-House Yard will be available on the day of the Congregation. Tickets are not transferable.

Order of Procession

With the assent of the Proctors, the Vice-Chancellor has prescribed the following order of processions prior to this Congregation.

Those listed below (who have tickets to admit them to the procession, as specified above) assemble in the Schools Arcade not later than 11.10 a.m. (entering by the South-East Gate from King's Parade).

The Vice-Marshal

Heads of Colleges

The Regius Professor of Divinity

The Regius Professor of Civil Law

The Regius Professor of Physic

The Regius Professor of Hebrew

The Regius Professor of Greek

Professors who are Doctors

Doctors of Divinity

Doctors of Law

Doctors of Medicine

Doctors of Science and Doctors of Letters

Doctors of Music

The Librarian

Professors who are not Doctors

The Treasurer

The Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum

The Secretary General of the Faculties

Members of the Council

The Pro-Proctors

A second procession will then form as follows, and will proceed immediately after the first:

The Esquire Bedells

The Chancellor

The Chancellor's Page

The University Marshal

The Registrary The Vice-Chancellor The Orator

The Proctors

The High Steward

The Deputy High Steward

The Commissary

The Pro-Vice-Chancellors

The Honorary Graduands

The University Constables


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Cambridge University Reporter, 24 April 2003
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