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University Committees

Tuesday 18 January 2011

Business for Consideration

1.

Welcome to New Member: CH:

2. Minutes: 9 November 2010: CH: to approve Document S/10/28
3. Matters Arising
4. Vice-Chancellor's Business
a) MPharm: CH: to receive Document S/10/29
b) Academies: CF: to receive an oral update
c) Staff Members of Council: CF: to comment Document S/10/30
d) Draft Information Systems Strategy: AF: to comment Document S/10/31
e) Head of Department: CH: to comment
Professor Richard Giulianotti, School of Applied Social Sciences, for a period of 3 years from 1 February 2011.
f) General Business: CH: to receive oral update
5. Report from Council: 23 November 2010: CH: to receive Document S/10/32
6. Undergraduate Tuition Fees Update: CH: to comment Document S/10/33 Closed

Available upon request from GSU

7. Draft Carbon Management Plan: TPB: to comment and receive a presentation Document S/10/34
Peter Robinson, Paul Riddlesden, Tara Duncan invited to attend
8. Postgraduate Strategy: AF: to approve Document S/10/36
9.

Education Committee: 8 November 2010: AF: to approve

Document S/10/38
10.

Research Committee: 9 December 2010: TMcL: to consider and receive a presentation

Document S/10/39

Available upon request from GSU

11. Ethics Advisory Committee: 18 November 2010: PH: to approve Document S/10/40

Available upon request from GSU

12. Senate Advisory Panel on Ceremonies and Honorary Degrees: CH: to receive Document S/10/41 Closed

Available upon request from GSU

Business For Information

1. Action by the Vice-Chancellor: CH:
to report: that the Vice-Chancellor, acting on behalf of Senate and the Chairman of Council on behalf of Council where appropriate, have approved the following items of business since the last meeting of Senate:
Committees - Senate Academic Appeals Committee
a) the appointment of Professor S Kunin as Vice-Chair of SAAC;
b) the appointment of Professor Dave Petley, Deputy Head of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health as Acting Chair of Senate Academic Appeals Committee to consider a specific appeal case where prior involvement excludes the Chair and Deputy Chair's from chairing this case.
2. Appointment of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Examiners 2010/11: AF: to receive
(Names of examiners approved by Education Committee will be available for consultation at the meeting)
3. Appointments and Resignations: CF: to receive (available from GES upon request) Document S/10/42
4. Senior Appointment: CH: to receive Document S/10/43
5. Emeritus, Honorary and Visiting Titles: RC/AD/SK: to receive Document S/10/44
6. Schedule of Senate Business 2010/11: CH: to receive Document S/10/45
7. 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/10/35 or 37

Key:

TPB Professor Tim Burt, Dean for Environmental Sustainability
AF Professor Anthony Forster, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)
RC Professor Robin Coningham, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Social Sciences & Health)
AD Professor Andrew Deeks, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Science)
CF Carolyn Fowler, Registrar and Secretary
CH Professor Chris Higgins, Vice-Chancellor & Warden
PH Professor Pali Hungin, Vice Chair of Ethics Advisory Committee
SK Professor Seth Kunin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Arts & Humanities)
TMcL Professor Tom McLeish, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)