Wednesday 12 October 2011
Vol cxlii No 3
The Council submits the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, unless they are withdrawn or a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 107), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 21 October 2011.
1. That, on the recommendation of the Board of Examinations, the regulations for Entries and lists of dates of examinations be amended as follows:1
By amending the ‘not later than’ date entered against the entry for ‘Entries received via the on-line student record database in the Board of Examinations’ from 15 November to 8 November.
By amending the ‘not later than’ date entered against the entry for ‘Entries received in the Board of Examinations’ from 15 November to 8 November.
Regulations 14 and 15.
By amending the ‘not later than’ date entered against the entry for ‘Entries received in the Board of Examinations (names only)’ from 15 November to 8 November.
2. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, the Professorship of Law, established by Grace 4 of 7 May 1992, be suppressed with effect from 1 October 2011.2
3. That, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of Business and Management, the Robert Monks Professorship of Corporate Governance be renamed the Adam Smith Professorship of Corporate Governance and that the title of the Robert Monks Fund for Corporate Governance be amended accordingly.3
4. That the recommendations in paragraph 27 of the Report of the General Board, dated 1 June 2011, on the introduction of a Human, Social, and Political Sciences Tripos and of a Psychological and Behavioural Sciences Tripos (Reporter, 2010–11, p. 958) be approved.4
1Statutes and Ordinances, p. 232. The proposed change in date follows discussion with the Senior Tutors’ Committee.
2Statutes and Ordinances, p. 682. The current holder of the Professorship retired on 30 September 2011. The Faculty Board of Law have recommended the suppression of the Professorship on financial grounds, as well as the Faculty’s current teaching needs.
3Statutes and Ordinances, p. 690. The change of title is proposed in accordance with the wishes of Robert Monks, who will maintain his valued association with Cambridge as Fellow of Judge Business School, with the support of the Faculty Board and the current holder of the Professorship. Adam Smith is celebrated for his contributions to the understanding of problems in corporate governance.
4See the Council’s Notice on p. 57.