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University Committees

Tuesday 17 January 2012

Business for Consideration

1.

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
9.

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 https://www.dur.ac.uk/committees/uec/

Key:

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)