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No 6199

Wednesday 20 October 2010

Vol cxli No 3

pp. 65–88



23 October, Saturday. Congregation of the Regent House at 2 p.m. (see Reporter, 2010–11, p. 60).

26 October, Tuesday. Discussion at 2 p.m. in the Senate-House (see below).

1 November, Monday. All Saints Day. Scarlet Day.

7 November, Sunday. Commemoration of Benefactors. Preacher before the University at 11.15 a.m., Most Rev. Dr P. F. Carnley, of St John’s and Emmanuel Colleges, sometime Archbishop of Perth and Metropolitan of Western Australia (Lady Margaret’s Preacher). Scarlet Day.

9 November, Tuesday. Discussion at 2 p.m. in the Senate-House.

Discussions at 2 p.m.


26 October

23 October, Saturday at 2 p.m.

9 November

27 November, Saturday at 2 p.m.

23 November

7 December

Notice of a Discussion on Tuesday, 26 October 2010

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, 26 October 2010, at 2 p.m., for the discussion of:

1. Report of the Council, dated 11 October 2010, on the Cycle for the nomination of Proctors (Reporter, 2010–11, p. 56).

2. Report of the General Board, dated 11 October 2010, on the establishment of a Sultan Qaboos Professorship of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values (Reporter, 2010–11, p. 57).

3. Report of the General Board, dated 6 October 2010, on the re-establishment of a Professorship of Biostatistics (Reporter, 2010–11, p. 58).

Online University calendars: Notice

The Director of the University Computing Service (UCS) is pleased to announce the launch of an official Google Calendar service (Google Apps @ Cambridge, with Raven authentication) for the University. Having an online calendar will enable users to keep track of appointments and share their calendar with others, for example colleagues in an Institution; up-to-date information from various useful University calendars may also be automatically fed into personal calendars.

The UCS has provided calendars of dates of University terms, meetings of various central bodies, Faculty Boards, Syndicates, inter-Collegiate committees, and so on. These may be added to personal calendars as needed – full information is available at

Personal Google Apps @ Cambridge calendars may be accessed from any computer with an internet connection and a web browser. Introductory documentation is at, and the service can be accessed at

Board of Scrutiny: Notice

The Board of Scrutiny has elected Professor Richard Bowring, SE, to hold office as Chairman until 30 September 2011, and Mrs Jamie Horsley to hold office as Secretary until 30 September 2011.

It is the duty of the Board of Scrutiny to scrutinize on behalf of the Regent House each year the Annual Report of the Council (including the Annual Report of the General Board to the Council), the accounts of the University, and any Report of the Council proposing allocations from the Chest. In carrying out this duty, the Board has the right to examine the policies of the University and the arrangements made for the implementation of those policies, and to report thereon to the Regent House.

Members of the Board, their addresses for correspondence, and their terms of service are:


Postal address

Email address

Until 30/9

Professor Richard Bowring

Selwyn College


Mr Kevin Coutinho

Human Resources Division


Mr Paul ffolkes Davis

Trinity Hall


Mr David Goode



Mrs Jamie Horsley



Dr Catherine MacKenzie

Selwyn College


Dr Susan Oosthuizen

Wolfson College


Dr Oren Scherman

Jesus College


Dr Jane Spencer

Sidney Sussex College


Mr James Trevithick

King’s College


Dr Alan Winter

Christ’s College






Vacancy – election pending


The Board requests that members of the University should contact it via email where possible, preferably using the address Further information may be found on the Board’s website (