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22 November 2007

 

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCRUTINY

 

MINUTES

 

Thursday, 22 November 2007 at 11.30am

Wilkins Room, Downing College

 

Present: Mr Richard Stibbs (Chair); Dr Catherine Pitt (Secretary); Miss Emma Easterbrook (Support Officer); Dr Paul Beattie; Mr Paul ffolkes Davis; Dr Margaret Glendenning; the Revd Roger Greeves; Dr Margaret Guite; Mrs Jamie Horsley; Dr Elisabeth Leedham-Green; Dr Peter Sarris; the Revd Ian Thompson; and Professor David Yates.

 

1.

Apologies

None.

 

2.

 

 

(i)

 

(ii)

 

(iii)

 

(iv)

 

(v)

Guest: Professor Tony Minson

The Board welcomed Professor Tony Minson as a Guest and discussed the following subjects:

Role and relationship with Vice-Chancellor, other Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Registrary, and senior administrators

 800th Campaign, fund raising, and relationship between the University and the Colleges

College Teaching Officers (CTOs): Grace to be published; and subject to be kept under review

North West Cambridge and EMBS: Board suggested Green Paper should be issued before the Public Enquiry

University Bond

 

The Board will talk to Professor Minson again later in the year, and together with Dr Andrew Reid.

 

3.

Minutes of Meeting on 8 November 2007

Approved.

 

4.

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(ii)

 

Matters Arising

HPCF: To be kept under review

North West Cambridge: Issue of Green Paper to be raised with Registrary and/or Peter Agar

 

5.

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(ii)

(iii)

 

(iv)

 

Any Other Business

Addenbrooke’s change of name: Issue raised with Registrary

West Cambridge Nursery: MG to investigate further

Board of Graduate Studies (BOGS): Pilot scheme being run by Biological Sciences; and consultation currently taking place

Reports of the General Board, and Accounts: To be reviewed in advance of next meeting

 

6.

Date of next meeting

11.30am on Thursday, 24 January 2008

Wilkins Room, Downing College

 

 

 

Emma Easterbrook

Support Officer

22 November 2007