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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 7 June 2006

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 These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 109), will be deemed to have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, 16 June 2006.

1. That the regulations for academical dress, as amended by Grace 3 of 12 October 2005, be further amended as follows:1

Black Gowns

By inserting after the entry relating to the Ph.D. Degree, the following entry:

Eng.D.: the Ph.D. gown;

Festal Gowns

By adding the following words to the end of the entry relating to the Ph.D.:

or the Ph.D. black gown but with a facing of scarlet cloth, four inches (10 cms) wide, the full length of the front

By amending the entry relating to the Vet.M.D. Degree so as to read:

Vet.M.D.: the Ph.D. festal gown;

By inserting after the entry relating to the Ph.D. the following entry:

Eng.D.: the Ph.D. festal gown;

2. That the Schedule to the College Accounts (the form of the Recommended Cambridge College Accounts, Statutes and Ordinances, p. 920) be amended as set out in the Council's Notice dated 5 June 2006 (Reporter, p. 694).

3. That the Readership in French, established in the Department of French by Grace 6 of 15 February 2006, be suppressed.2

4. That the recommendations in paragraph 9 of the Report of the General Board, dated 10 May 2006, on Senior Academic Promotions (Reporter, 2005-06, p. 585) be approved.3

1 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 187. The regulations have been amended to formalize the current practice with regard to Ph.D. festal gowns. The opportunity is taken to include entries for the Eng.D. gowns which were inadvertently omitted when the new regulation for the hood was submitted.

2 It has not been possible to make an appointment to this Readership.

3 See the Council's Notice, p. 701.


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Cambridge University Reporter 7 June 2006
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