UNIVERSITY COURT - 14 DECEMBER 2009


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00 pm on Monday 14 December 2009.

Dr Neale Laker
Clerk to Court

AGENDA

1. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 26 October 2009 Paper A (index)
Paper A
2. MATTERS ARISING
(1) ENVIRONMENTAL ART PRACTICE REPORT
To note the composition of the Committee as follows: Professor J Calderhead (Convener), Professor AH Fairlamb, Professor RW Duck, Ms A Newton, Emeritus Professor A Burchell; and to note that the Committee has not yet met.
(2) Vice-Principal & Head of the College of Life Sciences (Minute 14)
To note that Professor Doreen Cantrell has been appointed Acting Vice-Principal & Head of the College of Life Sciences.
3. CHAIRMAN'S BUSINESS

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
4. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper B
Paper B (Appendix 2)
5. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 23 November 2009 Paper C
6. VOLUNTARY SEVERANCE Paper D
7. REPORTS AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2008/9 Paper E
8. AUDIT COMMITTEE Paper F
Paper F (Appendix 1)
Paper F (Appendix 2)
9. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK: PERFORMANCE MONITORING
(1) Aims 4 & 5: Research, Collaboration & Knowledge Transfer Paper G
(2) Key Performance Indicators: Time Series Paper H
10. STRATEGIC REVIEW
(1) Academic Context Paper I
(2) Financial Context Paper J
11. KUWAIT: UPDATE Paper K
12. V&A AT DUNDEE: UPDATE Paper L

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
13. UNIVERSITY STATUTES: STATUTE 9 - COURT Paper M
14. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report from the meeting of the Senatus on 2 December 2009 Paper N
15. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Report from the Committee's meeting on 4 November 2009 Paper O
Paper O (Appendix 1)
Paper O (Appendix 2)
Paper O (Appendix 3)
Paper O (Appendix 4)
Paper O (Appendix 5)
Paper O (Appendix 6)
Paper O (Appendix 7)
Paper O (Appendix 8)
16. APPOINTMENT BY COURT TO EXTERNAL BODIES: UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL COURT
To approve the proposal that Dr Ian Harvey be appointed as the Court's representative on the Court of the University of Liverpool. Dr Harvey is a PhD graduate of the University of Dundee and is currently employed in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Liverpool. [NB It has been the University's practice to appoint to this role a graduate of Dundee currently employed by the University of Liverpool. The Court of the University of Liverpool is a large, advisory body, now largely ceremonial, which meets once a year.]
17. STAFF
Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper P
18. ANY OTHER BUSINESS