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No 6331

Wednesday 18 December 2013

Vol cxliv No 14

pp. 237–248


Graces submitted to the Regent House on 18 December 2013

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 These Graces, unless they are withdrawn or a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 103), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 27 December 2013.

1. That Professor Dame Sandra Dawson, of Sidney Sussex College, be reappointed one of the Septemviri to serve for two years from 1 January 2014.

2. That the Table of Fees attached to the regulations for University Composition Fees (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 156) be amended for undergraduate and related fees for 2014–15, as set out in the Council's Notice, dated 16 December 2013 (p. 239).

3. That the regulations for the Joint Committee on Development (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 139) be rescinded and replaced by the regulations set out below.1

Joint Committee on Development

1. The Joint Committee on Development shall be a joint Committee of the Council and the Colleges and shall consist of:

(a)the Vice-Chancellor and the Chair of the Colleges Committee (ex officio) who shall be co-Chairs;

(b)a member of the Council appointed by the Council;

(c)three members of the Regent House appointed by the Council, on the nomination of the General Board, who shall normally be persons having experience of fund-raising at the University level, one of whom shall be a Head of School;

(d)a Head of House appointed by the Colleges' Standing Committee;

(e)four persons appointed by the Colleges' Standing Committee having regard to their experience of fund-raising for the Colleges;

(f)the Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations;

(g)the Executive Director of Cambridge in America.

Members in classes (b) to (e) shall be appointed in the Michaelmas Term to serve for three years from 1 January next following their appointment. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Resources), the Registrary, the Academic Secretary, the Director of the Finance Division, and the Chief Operating Officer of Development and Alumni Relations of the University Offices shall have the right to attend meetings of the Committee.

2. The Registrary shall designate a University officer to act as Secretary to the Joint Committee.

3. The duties of the Joint Committee shall be:

(a)to monitor the performance of, and recommend revisions to, the overall strategy for fund-raising on behalf of the University and the Colleges;

(b)to keep under review and facilitate the relationships and links between the University and the Colleges and their members;

(c)to receive and approve nominations to the Guild of Benefactors;

(d)to facilitate and support effective collaboration between the University and the Colleges;

(e)to establish, implement, and ensure the effectiveness of codes of practice and policies in support of its remit;

(f)to receive and review the budget and work plan for collaborative activity in fund-raising undertaken through the office of Cambridge in America in the USA, and any such similar bodies that may be established in future on a jointly funded basis elsewhere in the world, and to recommend them to the Planning and Resources Committee for approval.


  • 1The Council, on the recommendation of the Joint Committee on Development, proposes some changes to the list of those in attendance at the Committee's meetings and the addition of new paragraphs (c) and (e) to the Committee's duties under Regulation 3.

J. W. NICHOLLS, Registrary