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16 October 2008

 

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCRUTINY

 

MINUTES

 

Thursday, 16 October 2008 at 12.00pm

Garden Room, Robinson College

 

 

Present: Professor David Yates (Chair); Dr Catherine Pitt (Secretary); Miss Emma Easterbrook (Support Officer); Dr Paul Beattie; the Revd Jeremy Caddick; Dr Margaret Guite; Mrs Jamie Horsley; Mr Richard Stibbs; the Revd Ian Thompson; and the Revd Lindsay Yates

 

1.

Apologies

Mr Paul ffolkes Davis; and Dr Margaret Glendenning.

 

2.

(i)

(ii)

Election of Chairman and Secretary

Chairman: Professor David Yates elected unanimously.

Secretary: Dr Catherine Pitt elected unanimously.

 

3.

13th Annual Report

The Board will await response and action, if any, from Council.

 

4.

(i)

a.

 

b.

c.

 

d.

e.

f.

g.

h.

i.

j.

 

(ii)

 

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

f.

g.

h.

i.

j.

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l.

Plan of Action

Potential Topics of Discussion:

Make-up of Regent House, Legal Draftsman, and Amendment of Statutes and Ordinances

HPCF (High Performance Computing Facility)

CamSIS (Cambridge Student Information System) and CASC (Colleges’ Administration Software Consortium)

Timing of graduate admissions and Board Of Graduate Studies (BOGS)

CUDO (Cambridge University Development Office)

Pay and Grading

Library Resources Re-organisation

Senior Academic Promotions

North West Cambridge

New members for the Board

 

Persons whom the Board may wish to meet:

Plenary Sessions:

Peter Agar, Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Professor John Rallison, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education

Jon Beard, Director of Undergraduate Recruitment

Martin Reavley, Head of Research Services Division

Professor Tony Minson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Finance

Andrew Reid, Director of Finance

Inderjit Seehra, Head of Human Resources

Professor Sir Richard Friend

Dr Jonathan Nicholls, Registrary

Professor Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor       

Peter Fox, Librarian

Professor Andy Cliff, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Personnel)

 

6.

(i)

 

(ii)

Any Other Business

Cambridge Application Form (CAF)

New on-line process discussed.

Outgoing Chairman

The Board expressed its thanks to Richard Stibbs.

 

7.

Date of next meeting

Thursday, 30 October 2008 at 12.00pm

Garden Room, Robinson College

Guest: Professor Andy Cliff, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Personnel)

Emma Easterbrook

Support Officer
30 October 2008