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University Committees

Tuesday 17 January 2012

Business for Consideration


Welcome to New Members: AF

2. Minutes: 8 November 2011: AF: to approve Document S/11/36
3. Matters Arising
4. Vice-Chancellor's Business
a) Co-option to Senate: AF: to approve Document S/11/37
(Professor Elizabeth Burd (Dean for Undergraduate Education) to withdraw for this item)
b) Head of Department: AF: to comment
Professor John Evans, Department of Chemistry, for a further period of 2 years from 1 August 2012.
c) Size and Shape: Next Steps for Durham University: AF: to discuss Document S/11/38 Closed
d) General Business: AF: to receive oral update
5. Reports from Council: 18 October and 22 November 2011: AF: to receive Document S/11/39a and 39b
Key Discussion Items:
6. Strategic Research Investment Ahead of REF: TMcL: to receive (Wendy Harle, Director of Research Office, invited to attend)

Document S/11/45

Available on request from GSU
7. Final Report of the Student Charter Task and Finish Group: EB: to approve Document S/11/40
8. Teaching Space Utilisation: AF: to comment (Miss Paulina Lubacz, Treasurer, and Mrs June Horne, Space Manager, invited to attend) Document S/11/41 Closed
Committee Reports

Education Committee

a) Report from: 7 November 2011: EB: to receive Document S/11/42
b) Report from: 12 December 2011: EB: to approve Document S/11/43
10. Research Committee: 8 December 2011: TMcL: to approve Document S/11/44
Available on request from GSU
Other Business:
12. Annual Summary of Business to Senate 2011/12: AF: to receive Document S/11/46

Business For Information

1. Action by the Vice-Chancellor: AF: to report Document S/11/47
2. Appointment of Undergraduate Examiners 2011/12: EB: to receive
(Names of examiners approved by Education Committee will be available for consultation at the meeting)
3. Appointments and Resignations: AF: to receive (available from GES upon request) Document S/11/48
4. Senior Appointment: AF: to receive Document S/11/49
5. Emeritus, Honorary and Visiting Titles: RC/AD/SK: to receive Document S/11/50
6. University Executive Committee: AF: to note
The minutes of meetings of UEC are available for the information of members on the University’s website at


EB Professor Elizabeth Burd (Dean for Undergraduate Education)
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 (Chair)
CF Carolyn Fowler, Registrar and Secretary
SK Professor Seth Kunin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Arts & Humanities)