UNIVERSITY COURT - 22 OCTOBER 2007


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00 pm on Monday 22 October 2007.

Dr Neale Laker
Clerk to Court

AGENDA

1. MINUTES
Minutes of meetings on 11 June and of the business meeting on 3 September 2007. Paper A (index)
Paper A
2. MATTERS ARISING
Termination of Studies (Minute 56(2))
To note that, in light of the decision by the student concerned to decline a review by Court of a decision of the Termination of Studies (Appeals) Committee of Senate under the terms of Statute 9(5)(b), the ad hoc Committee composed for this purpose by Court at its meetings on 23 April and 11 June has been dissolved.
3. CHAIRMAN'S BUSINESS
Clinical Pharmacology Trust
To homologate the Chairman's decision to extend the appointment of Professor Richard Olver as Trustee to 31 December 2007.

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
4. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper B
5. FINANCIAL PLANNING
(1) Finance & Policy Committee
Reports from the Committee's meetings on 28 August and 8 October 2007. Paper C (August)
Paper C (annex A)
Paper C (annex B)
Paper C (October)
(2) Sustainability Review Follow-up Paper D
6. UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE BOTANIC GARDEN Paper E
7. ESTATE MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION Paper F
8. SCOTTISH FUNDING COUNCIL DOCUMENTS
1. Consultation: the report of the Joint Quality Review Group Paper G
2. Monitoring, evaluation and accountability (MEA) consultation update Paper H
9. SURVEYS AND OTHER STUDENT ISSUES
(1) Retention Strategy Paper I
(2) National Student Survey & International Student Barometer Paper J
Paper J Table 1
Paper J Table 2
Paper J Annex
(3) League Tables Paper K
(4) Employability Paper L
10. ENTRANT MATRICULATION FIGURES Paper M
11. TMRC AND CRC Paper N
12. RESEARCH ASSESSMENT EXERCISE 2008 Paper O
Paper O (Figure 1)
Paper O (Figure 2)
13. COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
1. Nominations Committee Paper P
Paper P (Annex)
2. Audit Committee
To homologate the Chairman's approval of Dr Marriage's full membership of the Audit Committee for its meeting on 3 October 2007 to avoid inquoracy, such a decision being in line with the recommendations of the Nominations Committee.
3. Local Joint Committee - University/University and College Union (DUCU)
To approve the continued nomination of the Vice-Principal (Educational Development), the Secretary and the Director of Human Resources as the University representatives for meetings of the Local Joint Committee with DUCU, and to approve the nomination of the Vice-Principal (Research & Enterprise) and Professors AH Anderson and CP Downes, Heads of the Colleges of Art, Science & Engineering and Life Sciences respectively, as alternates.

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
14. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report from the meeting of the Senatus on 10 October 2007. Paper Q
15. COMMITTEE REPORTS
(1) Campus Services Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 28 September 2007. Paper R
(1) Audit Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 3 October 2007. Paper S
(3) Human Resources Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 9 October 2007. Paper T
Paper T (appendix 1)
Paper T (appendix 2)
Paper T (appendix 3)
Paper T (appendix 4)
Paper T (appendix 4 annex)
Paper T (appendix 5)
Paper T (appendix 6)
Paper T (appendix 7)
16. DISCLOSURE SCOTLAND CHECKS FOR GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS Paper U
17. ANY OTHER BUSINESS