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23 November 2006

 

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCRUTINY

 

MINUTES

 

Thursday, 23 November 2006 at 12.00pm

New SCR, Selwyn College

 

Present: Mr Nick Downer (Chair); Dr Elisabeth Leedham-Green (Secretary); Miss Emma Easterbrook (Support Officer); Dr Catherine Pitt; Mr David Yates; Dr Peter Sarris; Mr Richard Stibbs; Dr Nick Holmes; Mr Michael Kuczynski; Mr Frank King; and Revd Roger Greeves.

 

1.

Apologies

Dr Margaret Glendenning.

 

2.

Minutes of Meeting on 9 November 2006

Amended and approved by Mr Nick Downer and Dr Elisabeth Leedham-Green.

 

3.

Matters Arising

None.

 

4. 

Pay and Grading

-       To be reviewed once matching has finished and statistics are available

-       Appeal mechanism yet to be established

-       Current delays have affected the advertising of new posts

 

5.

Wilson Report

-       Discussion of the Wilson Report took place between the members of the Board

-       Mr David Yates stated that it was an excellent document to show HEFCE that the University was making headway, and that it was gratifying to see that some of the Board’s recommendations were being implemented

 

6.

Educational Minutes

-       Overview of the various Committees and the role of Alice Sheridan discussed by the Board

-       To be reviewed after Professor Melveena McKendrick visits the Board this year

 

7.

Oriental Studies Faculty

-       The Board discussed the recent events affecting the Oriental Studies Faculty

-       The Board will review this later this year

 

8.

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(ii)

(iii)

 

 

 

 

(iv)

(v)

 

 

Any Other Business

Minutes on the Web

-       Jeremy Fairbrother, retiring Senior Bursar of Trinity raised the delay in Committee and Board Minutes being published on the Web

-       Dr Nick Holmes expressed the usefulness if Minutes are published promptly

Council Elections

-       Ballot closes next week

Member

-       E-mail was sent to the University Draftsman asking her to mention that there is still a vacancy in the Reporter but it has not been mentioned

-       To be reviewed by the Nominations Committee in January or February 2007

Oxford Election

-       Congregation on substantive motion next week

Statute GII

-       About to be overhauled as part of the process of reforming the college contribution system

9.

Date of next meeting

Thursday, 25 January 2007 at 12.00pm

New SCR, Selwyn College

                                                                                                              

 

 

Emma Easterbrook

Support Officer

17 December 2006