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No 6555

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Vol cxlix No 37

pp. 795–815


Graces submitted to the Regent House on 10 July 2019

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 These Graces, unless they are withdrawn or a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 105) will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 19 July 2019.

1. That the recommendations in paragraph 40 of the Report of the Council, dated 10 June 2019, on the financial position and budget of the University, recommending allocations from the Chest for 2019–20 (Reporter, 6552, 2018–19, p. 699) be approved.1

2. That the recommendations in paragraph 8 of the Report of the General Board, dated 5 June 2019, on Senior Academic Promotions (Reporter, 6551, 2018–19, p. 686) be approved.2

3. That Regulation 5 of the regulations for the nomination of members of the Council in class (e) (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 113) be amended to read as follows:3

5.(a) If a member in class (d) of the Nominating Committee, or any person nominated for election as a member in that class, becomes a member of Council, or is appointed to any of the offices in Regulation 4, or ceases to be a member of the Senate, that member's seat shall thereupon become vacant, or the nomination shall thereupon become invalid, as the case may be.

(b) Save as provided for in sub-paragraph (a), a member of the Nominating Committee whose membership would otherwise terminate during any period in which the Committee is considering nominations to fill any vacancy shall remain a member until that nomination process has concluded.


  • 1See the Council's Notice (p. 797).

  • 2See the Council's Notice (p. 796).

  • 3The Council is proposing this change to the Ordinance governing the membership of the Nominating Committee for External Members of the Council to enable members to remain on the Committee if a nomination process has started but not concluded, unless the circumstances in sub-paragraph (a) apply.

Grace to be submitted to the Regent House at a Congregation on 19 July 2019

The Council has sanctioned the submission of the following Grace to the Regent House at a Congregation to be held on 19 July 2019:

1. That the title of the degree of Master of Arts honoris causa be conferred under Statute A II 14 upon Joan Harris Winterkorn, consultant and expert adviser to HM Government on archives and on literary and historical manuscripts, Benson Medallist, bibliophile.1


  • 1It is expected that this Honorary Degree will be conferred at a Congregation to be held on Saturday, 26 October 2019.