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University Committees

Monday 10 October 2011

Business for Consideration

1.

Welcome to New Members: CH

2. Minutes: 21 June 2011: CH: to approve Document S/11/01
Document S/11/01b Closed Minute Strictly Private and Confidential to Senate Members Only
3. Matters Arising
4. Vice-Chancellor's Business
a) General Business: CH: to receive oral update
b) Update on JISC Negotiations with Elsevier and Wiley-Blackwells: JP: to receive oral update
5. Report from Council: 5 July 2011: CH: to receive Document S/11/02
Key Discussion Items:
6. Size and Shape: Next Steps for Durham University
a) Key Issues Facing Higher Education: CH: to receive/comment Document S/11/03
b) Size and Shape: CH: to receive oral update
7. Draft Estates Strategy: CH: to discuss Closed - Document S/11/04
8. Student Charter: AF: to discuss Document S/11/05
(Dr Richard Harrison, Head of Academic Support Office, is invited to attend the meeting)
9. Colleges and Research Strategy Working Group Final Report: RH: to endorse Document S/11/06
Updates:
10. Student Admissions: AF: to receive Document S/11/07
11. National Student Survey: AF: to receive oral update
12. REF: RH: to receive Document S/11/07b
Available on request from GSU
Committee Reports
13.

Education Committee14 June 2011: AF: to receive

Document S/11/08
14. Research Committee: 16 June 2011: RH: to approve Document S/11/09
Available on request from GSU
Other Business:
15. Standing Orders 2011/12: CF: to approve Document S/11/10
16 Co-opted Membership: Dean Queen's Campus: CH: to approve Document S/11/11
17. Annual Summary of Business to Senate 2011/12: CH: to receive Document S/11/12

Please note there will now be a Joint Meeting of Senate and Council

18. Joint Committee for the Appointment of Chancellor of the University: AG: to consider Document S/11/13 - Closed
(or C/11/02 - This is one document with two numbers depending if you are a Council/Senate Member
(To be laid on the table)
Strictly Private and Confidential for Senate and Council Members Only

Business For Information

1. Action by the Vice-Chancellor: CH: to report Document S/11/14
3. Appointments and Resignations: CF: to receive (available from GES upon request) Document S/11/16
4. Senior Appointment: CH: to receive Document S/11/17
5. Emeritus, Honorary and Visiting Titles: RC/AD/SK: to receive Document S/11/18
6. University Executive Committee: CH: to note
The minutes of meetings of UEC are available for the information of members on the University’s website at https://www.dur.ac.uk/committees/uec/
Please note that there is no document S/11/15

Key:

RC Professor Robin Coningham, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Social Sciences & Health)
AD Professor Andrew Deeks, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Science)
AF Professor Anthony Forster, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
CF Carolyn Fowler, Registrar and Secretary
AG Mrs Anne Galbraith, Chairman of Council
CH Professor Chris Higgins, Vice-Chancellor & Warden
RH Professor Ray Hudson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Partnerships and Engagement)
SK Professor Seth Kunin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Arts & Humanities)