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No 6501

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Vol cxlviii No 25

pp. 465–495



28 March, Wednesday. Last ordinary issue of the Reporter for the Lent Term.

1 April, Sunday. Easter day. Scarlet day.

7 April, Saturday. Congregation of the Regent House at 11 a.m. (see p. 472).

17 April, Tuesday. Easter Term begins.

18 April, Wednesday. First ordinary issue of the Reporter in the Easter Term.

24 April, Tuesday. Full Term begins. Mere’s Commemoration. Sermon in St Benedict’s Church at 11.45 a.m. Preacher, The Right Reverend Andrew Watson, CC, Lord Bishop of Guildford.

Discussion on Tuesday, 1 May 2018

The Vice-Chancellor invites those qualified under the regulations for Discussions (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 105) to attend a Discussion in the Senate-House on Tuesday, 1 May 2018 at 2 p.m., for the discussion of:

1.Topic of concern to the University: Standard of proof applied in student disciplinary cases (Reporter, 2017–18, 6496, p. 396 and 6497, p. 413).

2.Report of the General Board, dated 27 March 2018, on the establishment and re-establishment of certain Professorships (p. 471).

Further information on Discussions, including details on format and attendance, is provided at

Amending Statutes for St John's College

26 March 2018

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that he has received from the Governing Body of St John’s College, in accordance with the provisions of Section 7(2) of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923, the text of a proposed Statute to amend the Statutes of the College. The current Statutes of the College and the amending Statute are available on the College’s website:

Paper copies may be inspected at the University Offices, The Old Schools, until 10 a.m. on 20 April 2018.

Notice of a benefaction

27 March 2018

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that he has accepted with gratitude a benefaction of £8m from Cambridge in America, following a donation from Mr Peter W. Bennett, payable over five years, as endowment to support a Bennett Institute for Public Policy in the Department of Politics and International Studies.

The Council is submitting a Grace (Grace 1, p. 472) for the approval of regulations to establish a Bennett Institute for Public Policy Fund.