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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 5 July 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 These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 109), will be deemed to have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, 14 July 2006.

1. That a Shore Fund for Language Teaching be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:1

Shore Fund for Language Teaching

1. The sum received from an anonymous donor by way of endowment will form a fund called the Shore Fund for Language Teaching.

2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Faculty Board of Classics, who may delegate any of their functions concerning the Fund to a Committee not necessarily composed wholly of members of the Board.

3. The first charge on the income of the Fund shall be to contribute towards the stipend, national insurance, pension contributions, and associated indirect costs of a Senior Language Teaching Officer payable by the University.

4. After provision has been made in accordance with Regulation 3, the Fund shall be applied for the support of language teaching in the Faculty of Classics in such a manner as shall be approved by the Managers.

5. Any unexpended income in a financial year may be expended in accordance with Regulation 4 in any one or more subsequent years.

2. That, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of Clinical Medicine and with the concurrence of the General Board, the regulations for the degrees of Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery be amended, with effect from 1 October 2006, as follows:2

(A) The regulations for the degree of Doctor of Medicine (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 444):

Regulation 6.

By amending sub-paragraph (b) so as to read:

(b) an application fee of £220.

Regulation 9.

By amending sub-paragraph (c) so as to read:

(c) a submission fee of £500.

SCHEDULE

Payments to Examiners

By amending the first six entries in the Schedule so as to read:

(B) The regulations for the degree of Master of Surgery (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 447):

Regulation 4.

By amending sub-paragraph (d) so as to read:

(d) an application fee of £220.

Regulation 7.

By amending sub-paragraph (c) so as to read:

(c) a submission fee of £500.

SCHEDULE

Payments to Examiners

By amending the first four entries in the Schedule so as to read:

3. That, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of Veterinary Medicine and with the concurrence of the General Board, the regulations for the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 514) be amended, with effect from 1 October 2006, as follows:3

SCHEDULE

Fees to be paid by candidates and payments to Examiners

By amending the first seven entries in the Schedule so as to read:

4. That a Paul Mellon Discretionary Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations: 4

Paul Mellon Discretionary Fund

1. The monies received by the University at the discretion of the Executors of the Will of Paul Mellon, Hon. K.B.E., M.A., Hon. LL.D. of Clare College shall form a fund called the Paul Mellon Discretionary Fund.

2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate, acting on the recommendations of the Director of the Museum with the concurrence of the Executors and their successors.

3. The income of the Fund shall be available for the following purposes:

(a)the planning and implementation of temporary exhibitions at the Museum, especially those that draw upon the permanent collections of the University and the Colleges of the University;
(b)the production costs of publications for or by the Museum, especially those relating to its collections;
(c)educational programmes planned and implemented at the Museum, to encourage wider participation and appreciation of its collections; and
(d)refurbishing galleries used to display the permanent collection, to include such non-structural elements as wall coverings, display furniture, and light fittings, to ensure that high standards are maintained in the appearance of the galleries and the display of their contents.

5. That the recommendations in paragraph 7 of the First-stage Report of the Council, dated 1 May 2006, on the construction of a new building for the Institute for Manufacturing at West Cambridge (Reporter, 2005-06, p. 557) be approved.5

6. That the recommendations in paragraph 86 of the Report of the Council, dated 29 May 2006, on the financial position of the Chest, recommending allocations for 2006-07 (Reporter, 2005-06, p. 671) be approved.6

1 See the Vice-Chancellor's Notice, p. 782.

2 These fees and payments were last revised in 2003. Increases in line with recent increases in payments to Examiners for other degrees are now proposed.

3 These fees and payments have not been revised since the new degree was introduced in 2000. Increases so that they are in line with those for the M.D. and M.Chir. Degrees are now proposed.

4 The Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate have proposed the establishment of a subsidiary fund to the Paul Mellon Fund (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 800) to support the activities of the Museum. This proposal has the support of the Executors of Mr Mellon's Will.

5 See the Council's Notice, p. 782.

6 See the Council's Notice, p. 783.


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Cambridge University Reporter 5 July 2006
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