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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 These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 109), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 26 May 2006.
1. That an Education Endowment Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:1
The income of the fund derived in 1958 from funds accumulated from fees for the Certificate in Education and made available to the Faculty of Education (then the Department of Education) with the approval of the General Board, now known as the Education Endowment Fund, shall be applied, at the discretion of the Head of the Department of Education, for the benefit of students in the Faculty of Education.
2. That the regulations for the Board of Graduate Studies be amended, with effect from 1 October 2006, as follows:2
|(1)||By amending sub-paragraph (c) so as to read:|
|(c)||to consider and decide upon all applications of Graduate Students for such allowances under the regulations for the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Letters, Master of Philosophy (two-year course), and Master of Philosophy (one-year course), as may be prescribed by Ordinance;|
|(2)||By inserting in sub-paragraph (f) after the abbreviation 'Ph.D.,' the abbreviation 'Eng.D.,'.|
3. That, with effect from 1 June 2006, the regulations for certificates of degrees and examinations and matriculation be amended as follows: 3
By amending the regulation so as to read:
4. In addition to certificates supplied under Regulation 4 of the regulations for the disclosure of examination marks, the Registrary may issue more detailed certificates than the certificates specified in Regulation 3 above to the candidate to whom the information relates. A person who has proceeded to a degree or who has completed a course leading to a University award shall receive such a certificate relating to the examination or examinations for that degree or award free of charge; a fee of £7 shall be charged for issuing a copy of the certificate or for issuing a certificate to a person who has not proceeded to a degree or completed a course leading to an award.
4. That, on the recommendation of the Board of Graduate Studies, certain payments to Examiners, Assessors, and Referees for the degrees of B.D., D.D., LL.D., Mus.D., Ph.D., M.Sc., M.Litt., Sc.D., and Litt.D., be replaced, with effect from 1 October 2006, by the sums specified in the Schedule below, and that the regulations for the degrees (Statutes and Ordinances, Chapter VII) be amended accordingly.4
|D.D., LL.D., Mus.D., Sc.D., Litt.D.||Assessor:||£42|
|Ph.D. (including Ph.D. under the Special Regulations), M.Sc., M.Litt.||Examiner:||£135||(if taking part in the oral examination)|
|£100||(if no oral examination)|
|£42||(re-examination under Regulation 10)|
|Assessor:||£42||(Ph.D. under the Special Regulations)|
5. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, the Sir Thomas Adams's Professorship of Arabic be discontinued until 1 October 2009 or until such earlier date as the Board shall determine after consultation with the Council of the School of Arts and Humanities and the Faculty Board of Oriental Studies.5
6. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, and with the concurrence of the Faculty Board of Clinical Medicine, the Professorship of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (1975) be discontinued until such date as the Professorship of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2000) becomes vacant.6
7. That, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of Clinical Medicine and the Faculty Board of Biology and with the concurrence of the General Board, the Professorship of Neurological Genetics be reassigned from the Department of Medical Genetics to the Department of Pathology with effect from 1 May 2006.7
1 The Fund has hitherto been administered informally. It is now proposed to establish it on a formal basis.
2 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 124. The purpose of the amendment is to include reference to the new degree of Doctor of Engineering.
3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 167. The purpose of the amendment is to allow for each candidate to be issued with a record of the marks he or she has obtained in a University examination.
4 These payments were last revised in 2003. Increases of approximately 12.5 per cent are now proposed.
5 Statutes and Ordinance, p. 653. The Professorship is currently vacant following the retirement of the previous holder.
6 Statutes and Ordinance, p. 665. The Professorship of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (1975) is currently vacant following the resignation of the previous holder.
7 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 676. Recent changes in the duties undertaken by Professor ffrench-Constant, the present holder of the Professorship, make it appropriate to reassign the office to the Department of Pathology. This proposal has the support of Professor ffrench-Constant and of the Heads of the two Departments concerned.
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Cambridge University Reporter 16 May 2006
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