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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 These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 105), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 29 April 2005.
1. That the regulations for University Composition Fees, as amended by Grace 2 of 8 December 2004, Grace 1 of 9 February 2005, and Grace 1 of 23 February 2005, be further amended as follows:1
By amending certain entries in the table so as to read:
|Channel Islands and Isle of Man undergraduates:|
|Y||Law Tripos, Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos, Oriental Studies Tripos, period abroad||2,409||803||803||803|
Courses leading to examinations for the M.Phil. Degree
By amending the entry for 'Environment and Development' so as to read 'Environment, Society, and Development' and by inserting the following entry:
2. That a MathWorks Studentship be established in the University to be governed by the following regulations:2
1. The sums received from The MathWorks shall form a fund for the benefit of postgraduate students in the Department of Engineering undertaking research in Control Systems and related areas.
2. The capital and income of the fund shall be used for the provision of a Studentship to be called The MathWorks Studentship in Engineering.
3. The Electors to the Studentship shall be the Head of the Department of Engineering and two members of the staff of the Control Research Group in the Department, who shall be appointed by the Faculty Board of Engineering in the Michaelmas Term to serve for four years from 1 January following their appointment.
4. In order to be eligible for the Studentship a candidate must have been admitted, or be seeking admission, as a registered Graduate Student in the University.
5. The Studentship shall be tenable for one year in the first instance, and may be renewed by the Electors for a second or third year but for no longer.
6. The Studentship shall provide
|(a)||a maintenance payment to be determined by the Electors,|
|(b)||a payment to meet the Student's University and College fees,|
|(c)||a contribution to other costs such as equipment, travel expenses, etc., according to the discretion of the Electors.|
3. That a Richard Tench Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:3
1. The sum received under the Will of Richard T. Tench of Portland, Oregon, shall form a fund called the Richard Tench Fund.
2. The income of the Fund shall be used towards meeting the additional costs that the University has incurred following the General Board's agreement in 2001 to extend the hours during which the University Library shall remain open to include Saturday afternoons.
4. That the regulations for the Judith E. Wilson Fund be amended so as to read:4
1. The sums given and bequeathed to the University by Miss Judith E. Wilson shall form a fund to be called the Judith E. Wilson Fund, the income of which shall be used to encourage the study of literature and especially of literature relating to drama and poetry.
2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Faculty Board of English, who may delegate any or all of their functions under these regulations to a committee not necessarily consisting wholly of members of the Board.
3. The first charge on the income of the Fund shall be to provide the stipend, employers' pension and national insurance contributions, and associated indirect costs, of a Professor of or Reader or University Senior Lecturer or University Lecturer in Poetry and Drama in the Faculty of English. The second charge on the income of the Fund shall be to provide for one or more lectures in drama or poetry which shall be entitled the Judith E. Wilson Lectures on Drama and Poetry. The third charge on the income of the Fund shall be to support activities associated with the drama studio in the Faculty of English. The Managers may at their discretion pay any expenses incurred in the administration of the Fund or in connection with the Lectures.
4. The Professor of or Reader or University Senior Lecturer or University Lecturer in Poetry and Drama shall perform the duties appropriate to the office as defined in the Statutes and Ordinances of the University, and in particular shall encourage the study of drama and poetry with emphasis on contemporary dramatic works.
5. A Judith E. Wilson Lecturer shall be some distinguished exponent of poetry or drama (including poets, dramatists, actors, or directors) appointed by the Faculty Board of English. The lectures shall be given at a time and place to be announced by the Faculty Board of English and shall be open without fee to all persons interested.
6. A Judith E. Wilson Lecturer shall receive an honorarium of such sum as shall be approved by the General Board on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of English and reimbursement in respect of such travelling and subsistence expenses as may be approved by the General Board on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of English.
7. After provision has been made in accordance with Regulation 3, the remaining income and any unexpended income accumulated in the Fund may be applied from time to time, at the discretion of the Faculty Board of English and subject to such conditions as they may think fit, for the purpose of furthering the study of literature, especially of literature relating to drama and poetry, with particular emphasis on contemporary practices:
|(a)||by the appointment of not more than two Judith E. Wilson Visiting Fellows in any academical year; such Fellowships may be held by any persons whom the Faculty Board consider suitably qualified, provided that
|(b)||by any other means.|
8. The tenure of a Judith E. Wilson Visiting Fellowship shall be determined by the Faculty Board.
5. That the recommendations in paragraph 6 of the Report of the General Board, dated 16 February 2005, on the establishment of a Professorship of Sustainable Design (Reporter, p. 482) be approved.5
6. That the recommendations in paragraph 21 of the Third Report of the Council, dated 28 February 2005, on the development of the University's land in North West Cambridge (Reporter, p. 513) be approved.6
7. That the recommendations in paragraph 12 of the Joint Report of the Council and the General Board, dated 7 February 2005 and 17 November 2004, on University Composition Fee rates for the M.Phil. Degree and certain other postgraduate qualifications (Reporter, p. 516) be approved.7
1 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 151. The proposed fee rates for 2005-06 have been agreed between Universities UK and the authorities of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. The opportunity has been taken to include recent amendments to various courses (see the General Board's Notices on pp. 467 and 549).
2 See the Vice-Chancellor's Notice, p. 578.
3 See the Vice-Chancellor's Notice, p. 578.
4 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 887. The Faculty Board of English have proposed a revision of the regulations of the Fund so as to take account, inter alia, of the introduction of the office of University Senior Lecturer in the University and abolition of the office of University Assistant Lecturer, and the establishment of the drama studio in the new Faculty building.
5 See the Council's Notice, p. p582.
6 See the Council's Notice, p. 581.
7 See the Council's Notice, p. 581.
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Cambridge University Reporter 20 April 2005
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