Wednesday 9 June 2010
Vol cxl No 33
Publication dates for the Reporter for the remainder of the academical year: 16 June, 7 July, 21 July.
11 June, Friday. Full Term ends.
18 June, Friday. Easter Term ends.
21 June, Monday. Congregation of the Regent House at 2.45 p.m. (Honorary Degrees). Scarlet Day.
24 June, Thursday. Congregation of the Regent House at 9.30 a.m. (General Admission). Scarlet Day.
25 June, Friday. Congregation of the Regent House at 10 a.m. (General Admission). Scarlet Day.
26 June, Saturday. Congregation of the Regent House at 10 a.m. (General Admission). Scarlet Day.
6 July, Tuesday. Discussion at 2 p.m. in the Senate-House (see below).
17 July, Saturday. Congregation of the Regent House at 11 a.m.
The Vice-Chancellor invites those qualified under the regulations for Discussions (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 107) to attend a Discussion in the Senate-House, on Tuesday, 6 July 2010, at 2 p.m., for the discussion of:
1. Report of the Council, dated 31 May 2010, on the appointment of the University as sole Trustee of Strangeways Research Laboratory (Reporter, p. 938).
2. Report of the Council, dated 31 May 2010, on the gallery refurbishment and new entrance for the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Reporter, p. 942).
3. Report of the General Board, dated 2 June 2010, on the establishment of a Laing O’Rourke Professorship of Construction Engineering (Reporter, p. 965).
4. Report of the General Board, dated 2 June 2010, on the establishment of a Professorship of Medicine (Reporter, p. 966).
The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that she has received with gratitude a benefaction of £400,000 from the Board of Cambridge in America. The benefaction is made possible following an unrestricted bequest to Cambridge in America by Dr Timothy Joyce, of Clare College, and is to be used to support the Professorship of Philosophy (1896). Trinity College has agreed that £1m from the sums donated by the College in support of Professorships in the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences, as announced in the Vice-Chancellor’s Notice of 17 July 2006 (Reporter, 2005–06, p. 834), should be allocated to support the Professorship.
The Council, on the recommendation of the General Board and the Faculty Board of Philosophy, are submitting a Grace (Grace 3, p. 967) to rename the Professorship as the Bertrand Russell Professorship of Philosophy.
The Council has recently been notified by Universities UK of the rates for fees for Island students in 2010–11 agreed with the authorities of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and is submitting a Grace (Grace 1, p. 966) to amend the table of fees attached to the regulations for University Composition Fees (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 161) accordingly.
The Council has also received further information from the Research Councils with respect to Home/EU fees in 2010–11 which necessitates an amendment to the table of fees approved by Grace 1 of 12 May 2010. It is regretted that certain other entries in the table of fees were entered incorrectly. The Council is submitting a further Grace (Grace 2, p. 967) to amend these entries.
In the Council’s Notice of 10 May (Reporter, p. 816) the M.Phil. courses in Social Anthropological Analysis and Social Anthropological Research were incorrectly listed in the group of courses which were to be increased by £500 from 1 September 2011 for all students. These subjects were correctly listed in the group for which increases were £500 for Home/EU and £1,000 for overseas students.
The University Combination Room will be closed to members on 21 June 2010, on the occasion of the Congregation for conferment of Honorary Degrees. Senate-House Yard will also be closed and any class-list published on 21 June will be posted outside the Yard, at the East end of the Senate-House. Access to the University Offices will be from Trinity Lane.
Only holders of admission tickets for the Congregation and other authorized persons will be permitted to enter the Yard on 21 June.