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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 19 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 These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 109), will be deemed to have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, 28 July 2006.

1. (A) That a Hibbitt Endowed Fund for Solid Mechanics be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:1

Hibbitt Endowed Fund for Solid Mechanics

1. The sum of US$4m received from the Board of Cambridge in America, representing a donation from Dr David and Mrs Susan Hibbitt, shall form a fund called the Hibbitt Endowed Fund for Solid Mechanics

2. The stipend, national insurance, pension contributions, and associated indirect costs payable by the University in respect of a University Lecturer, to be known as the Hibbitt Lecturer in Solid Mechanics, shall be payable from the Fund.

3. Any unexpended income in a financial year shall be added to the capital of the fund.

(B) That the regulations for endowed University Lectureships (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 699) be amended by adding the following entry:

Hibbitt Endowed Fund for Solid MechanicsSolid MechanicsEngineering

2. That a Graham Storey Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:2

Graham Storey Fund

1. The sum bequeathed to the University by Dr Graham Storey, Emeritus Reader in English Literature and Fellow of Trinity Hall, and augmented by gifts in his memory from the Governing Body of Trinity Hall, shall form a fund called the Graham Storey Fund.

2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Faculty Board of English, who may delegate any or all of their functions under these regulations to a committee not necessarily consisting wholly of members of the Board.

3. The first charge on the income of this Fund shall be to meet the payment of an honorarium to and the expenses of a Lecturer who shall be appointed each year by the Managers to deliver a lecture on an English novelist, to be called the Graham Storey Lecture.

4. After provision has been made in accordance with Regulation 3 any additional income of the Fund in a financial year may, at the discretion of the Managers, be applied to further the study of English Literature in the University.

5. Any unexpended income of the Fund in a financial year may be either added to the capital of the Fund or accumulated for use as income in future years, as the Managers may determine.

3. That the regulations for the Undergraduate Admissions Committee be amended as follows:3

Regulation 1.

By amending the membership of the Committee in class (b) so as to read:

(b) the Secretary or an Associate Secretary of the Senior Tutors' Committee;

4. That Regulation 5(a) for the University Health Services be amended so as to read:4

5. (a) The patients' fees charged by the Dental Service shall be determined by the Committee of Management of the University Health Services on the recommendation of the Head of the Dental Service. The recurrent costs of the Dental Service shall be met by patients' fees paid to the Service. The University shall be responsible for meeting any deficit.

5. That a Dr Gillian Fenn Memorial Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations 5

Dr Gillian Fenn Memorial Fund

1. The Fund given to the University by the Wolfson Foundation in memory of Dr Gillian Fenn, of Clare Hall, Senior Research Associate in the Faculty of Clinical Medicine, shall constitute a fund called the Dr Gillian Fenn Memorial Fund, which shall be used to fund a biennial lecture.

2. The trustees of the Fund shall be the Regius Professor of Physic, the Director of Medical Education in the Clinical School, and the Secretary of the School of Clinical Medicine.

6. That certain funds to support the Fitzwilliam Museum be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:6

Biffen Fund

1. A portion of the sum received by the University under the Will of Sir Rowland Harry Biffen, and accepted by Grace 1 of 29 October 1949, was allocated in accordance with the donor's wishes to the building of the Graham Robertson Room at the Fitzwilliam Museum. The residue shall form a fund to be called the Biffen Fund.

2. The income of the Fund shall be expended from time to time by the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate on the purchase of watercolours.

3. Half of the annual income may be held in reserve for the purchase of works of unusual importance. The other half may be spent by the Director without seeking the prior consent of the Syndicate.

Cockerell Fund

1. The sums subscribed in honour of Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Director and Marlay Curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum from 1908 to 1937, shall form a fund to be called the Cockerell Fund.

2. The income of the Fund shall be allocated by the Director to members of the Assistant Staff of the Museum in turn for foreign travel.

Cunliffe Fund

1. The moneys received by the University under the Will of Leonard Daneham Cunliffe, and accepted by Grace 1 of 12 November 1937, shall be called the Cunliffe Fund.

2. The income of the Fund, which may be allowed to accumulate, shall be expended from time to time by the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate on the purchase of works of art.

3. Objects acquired from the Fund are to be displayed.

Orlando Gibbons Fund

1. By Grace 14 of 3 February 1910 the University converted the sum raised by subscribers to the Orlando Gibbons Memorial into the Orlando Gibbons Fund.

2. In accordance with the desire of the subscribers, the income of the Fund shall be paid annually to the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate to be laid out by them in increasing their collection of music, each book so bought to be distinguished by having the name of Orlando Gibbons stamped upon it or in it in such a way as the Syndicate may decide to be most suitable.

Jones Fund

1. The sum received by the University under the Will of John Reginald Jones in 1963, and announced in the Reporter on 8 May 1963, shall be called the Jones Fund.

2. The income of the Fund shall be expended from time to time by the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate on the purchase of pictures or other works of art not less than one hundred years old.

Leverton Harris Fund

1. The moneys received by the University under the Will of the Rt Hon F. Leverton Harris in 1926, and announced in the Reporter on 7 December 1926, shall be called the Leverton Harris Fund.

2. The income of the Fund shall be expended from time to time by the Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum on the purchase of works of art.

Marlay Fund

1. The moneys received by the University from the sale, authorized by Grace 2 of 15 February 1916, of works of art and books left to the University under the Will of Charles Brinsley Marlay shall form a fund called the Marlay Fund.

2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate.

3. The income of the Fund shall be available at the discretion of the Syndicate for the purchase of equipment and works of art, and for general Museum purposes.

Perceval Fund

1. The moneys received by the University under the Will of Spencer George Perceval in 1922, and announced in the Reporter on 16 May 1922, shall be called the Perceval Fund.

2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate.

3. The income of the Fund shall be expended from time to time by the Syndicate on the purchase of letters, relics, or portraits of distinguished members of the University prior to the nineteenth century, or on other objects of art of the same class as the Perceval collections.

Ritchie-Ginsburg Fund

1. The proceeds from the sale of coins from the collection of Dr C. D. Ginsburg given to the University by his grand-daughter, Miss J. M. Ritchie in 1964, and announced in the Reporter on 11 March 1964, shall form a fund to be called, in accordance with her wishes, the Ritchie-Ginsburg Fund.

2. The income of the Fund shall be expended from time to time by the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate on the purchase of coins.

7. That the recommendation in paragraph 4 of the Report of the General Board, dated 30 May 2006, on the establishment of a Professor of Law (Reporter, 2005-06, p. 740) be approved.

8. That the recommendation in paragraph 6 of the Report of the General Board, dated 7 June 2006, on the establishment of a Professor of Comparative Immunogenetics (Reporter, 2005-06, p. 740) be approved.

9. That the recommendation in paragraph 5 of the Report of the General Board, dated 7 June 2006, on the establishment of a Readership of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (Reporter, 2005-06, p. 741) be approved.

10. That the recommendations in paragraph 7 of the Report of the General Board, dated 7 June 2006, on the establishment of a Moran Professor of Conservation and Development (Reporter, 2005-06, p. 767) be approved.

11. That the recommendation in paragraph 5 of the Report of the General Board, dated 7 June 2006, on the establishment of a Professor of Systems Biology and Biochemistry (Reporter, 2005-06, p. 768) be approved.

12. That on the nomination of the Council, and after consultation with the University Advocate, Professor Christopher Forsyth, of Robinson College, be appointed a second Deputy University Advocate for two years from 1 October 2006.7

1 See the Vice-Chancellor's Notice, p. 834.

2 See the Vice-Chancellor's Notice, p. 834.

3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 140. The change in membership of the Committee is proposed to allow for more effective distribution of ex officio Committee membership among the Secretary and Associate Secretaries of the Senior Tutors' Committee.

4 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 628. The proposed amendment to the regulation results from recent changes to the National Health Service regulations for dental services under which patients eligible for treatment under the National Health Service may be charged private fees for certain services.

5 The Fund, which was set up in 1988, has hitherto been administered informally. It is now proposed to establish it on a formal basis.

6 The Funds referred to in this Grace have hitherto been administered informally by the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate. It is proposed to establish them on a formal basis. The regulations reflect the conditions attaching to the original bequests or donations.

7 Statute D, XIII, and Statutes and Ordinances, p. 651. This appointment is proposed to make provision for a second Deputy Advocate to be available during the academical year 2006-07, when the present Deputy Advocate will be on leave.


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Cambridge University Reporter 19 July 2006
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