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No 6206

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Vol cxli No 10

pp. 261–288


Graces submitted to the Regent House on 1 December 2010

The Council submits 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 These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 107), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 10 December 2010.

1. That a Crausaz Wordsworth Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:1

Crausaz Wordsworth Fund

1. The sums of up to £250,000 given anonymously to the University from 2010 onwards shall form a fund called the Crausaz Wordsworth Fund, which shall be used for the promotion and encouragement of the study of philosophy in the University.

2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Faculty Board of Philosophy, 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 income of the Fund shall be used to provide awards known as Crausaz Wordsworth Studentships and Timothy Joyce Studentships in the Faculty of Philosophy. The Studentships shall be open to any person who is or is about to be registered as a Graduate Student in the University. Holders of the Crausaz Wordsworth Studentships shall undertake research in the Faculty of Philosophy leading to the award of a doctorate of Philosophy. Holders of the Timothy Joyce Studentships shall undertake advanced study in the Faculty of Philosophy leading to the award of a Master’s Degree.

4. A Crausaz Wordsworth Studentship shall be tenable for one year in the first instance, and may be renewed by the Managers for a second or third year, subject to satisfactory progress. A Timothy Joyce Studentship shall be tenable for one year.

5. The value of a Studentship shall be determined by the Managers within a range approved from time to time by the Council.

6. After provision has been made, in accordance with the foregoing regulations, for at least one Crausaz Wordsworth Studentship and at least one Timothy Joyce Studentship, the balance of the annual income and any unexpended income accumulated in the Fund shall be available to the Faculty Board of Philosophy to be used for the encouragement of study or research in Philosophy.

7. Any unexpended income may be either added to the capital of the Fund or accumulated for use as income in subsequent years, as the Managers may determine.

8. It shall be open to the University, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of Philosophy, to alter these regulations from time to time, provided that the Fund shall be devoted to the encouragement of study or research in Philosophy.

2. That, notwithstanding Regulation 2 of the regulations for the Audit Committee, Mr John Shakeshaft be appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee for three years from 1 January 2011.2