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11 November 2010

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCRUTINY

 

 

MINUTES

 

 

Selwyn College Master’s Lodge

Thursday, 11th November 2010 at 12.00pm

 

Present: Professor Richard Bowring (Chairman); Mrs Jamie Horsley (Secretary); Ms Katherine Leckie (Support Officer); Mr Kevin Coutinho; Mr Paul ffolkes Davis; Mr David Goode; Dr Catherine MacKenzie; Dr Susan Oosthuizen; Dr Jane Spencer; Dr Oren Scherman;

 

1.     Apologies

Mr James Trevithick; Mr Alan Winter;

 

2.     Declarations of Interest

HR (K. Coutinho);

 

3.     Minutes of Meeting on 28 October 2010

Approved

 

4.     Matters Arising

The pending election of the new Board member

 

5.     Guest

Professor Ian White, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Institutional Affairs

The Board thanked Professor White for attending and discussed the following:

 

i. Professor White’s role as Pro-Vice Chancellor of Institutional Affairs:

§  HR

§  Executive Education

§  Infrastructure

§  Local Engagement

 

ii. Human Resources

          The mechanisms in place to achieve increased accuracy and speed; the need for feedback loops;

iii. North West Cambridge

The likelihood of planning going ahead; types of accommodation needed to attract world-class scholars;

 

iv. Local Enterprise Partnership Bids

          The bids put in highlight transport, housing, business promotion, lobbying; the need to generate revenue;        

 

v. Retirement Age

Discussion of the working group;

 

vi. Planning

Council away-days;

 

vii. Executive Education

The benefits for individual organisations;

 

6.     Any Other Business

None raised

 

7.     Date of next meeting

12.00pm on Thursday, 25 November 2010

Guest: Dr Kate Maxwell

Master’s Lodge, Selwyn College

 

 

 

 

Katherine Leckie

Support Officer

16 November 2010