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No 6450

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Vol cxlvii No 16

pp. 288–310


Graces submitted to the Regent House on 11 January 2017

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 These Graces, unless they are withdrawn or a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 103), will be deemed to have been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, 20 January 2017.

1. That the Regent House, as the governing body of the University, resolves that none of the University’s Endowment Funds should be invested directly or indirectly in companies whose business is wholly or substantially concerned with the extraction of fossil fuels, and requires the Council to publish a Report to the University within twelve months setting out how this is to be achieved.1

2. That the recommendations in paragraph 10 of the Report of the General Board, dated 30 November 2016, on the rescinding of the Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos and the introduction of two new Triposes, the Medical Sciences Tripos and the Veterinary Sciences Tripos (Reporter, 6447, 2016–17, p. 189) be approved.2


  • 1See the Council's Notice on p. 292.

  • 2The Council notes the remarks of Professor Herrtage in support of the proposals (p. 308) and is submitting a Grace for the approval of the recommendations of the Report.

E. M. C. RAMPTON, Acting Registrary