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27 November 2008

 

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCRUTINY

 

MINUTES

 

Thursday, 27 November 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; Mr Paul ffolkes Davis; Dr Margaret Glendenning; Dr Margaret Guite; Dr Elisabeth Leedham-Green; Mrs Jamie Horsley; the Revd Ian Thompson; and the Revd Lindsay Yates. 

 

1.

Apologies

Mr Richard Stibbs.

 

2.

 

 

(i)

(ii)

 

 

(iii)

 

 

(iv)

 

Guest

Peter Agar, Director of Development and Alumni Relations:

The following subjects were discussed.

Role of Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

800th Campaign: University and the Colleges’ fundraising breakdown discussed including amount raised, different areas of fundraising, types of gifts and the implication of any conditions attached, and targets.

Cambridge University Development Office (CUDO): Structure and remit, fundraising abroad including the US and Hong Kong, CAM, and the Alumni Weekend.

Future fundraising: including discussion of current financial climate, implications of building projects (Capital Projects Process), and regular small donations from alumni.

 

3.

Minutes for Meeting of 13 November 2008

Approved.

 

4.

Matters Arising

None.

 

5.

Pay and Grading training

To be kept under review.

 

6.

Statute U

To be kept under review.

 

7.

Audit Committee

To be kept under review.

 

8.

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

 

Future Visitors the Board may wish to see

Mr Andrew Reid, Director of Finance Division

Dr Jonathan Nicholls, Registrary

Professor Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor

Mr Martin Reavley, Director of Research Services Division

Mr Nigel Brown, Chairman of the Audit Committee

 

9.

(i)

 

Any Other Business

Human Resources: cost of pyschometric testing and consultants, and size of Directorate discussed.

 

10.

Date of next meeting

Guest: Professor John Rallison, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education

12.00pm on Thursday, 22 January 2008

Garden Room, Robinson College

 

 

 

Emma Easterbrook

Support Officer

7 January 2009