UNIVERSITY COURT - 26 OCTOBER 2009


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00 pm on Monday 26 October 2009.

Dr Neale Laker
Clerk to Court

AGENDA

1. PRESENTATION BY PROFESSOR MARGARET SMITH (DEAN OF NURSING & MIDWIFERY)
2. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 15 June 2009, of the special meeting on 6 July 2009 and of the business meeting on 4 September 2009 Paper A (index)
Paper A
3. MATTERS ARISING
4. CHAIRMAN'S BUSINESS

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
5. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper B
6. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meetings on 31 August and 5 October 2009 Paper C
Paper C
Paper C (Appendix)
7. DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE: CRAWFORD & MATTHEW BUILDINGS - OPTIONS APPRAISAL Paper D
Paper D (Appendix)
8. ENVIRONMENTAL ART PRACTICE REPORT Paper E
9. COURT EFFECTIVENESS REVIEW: FINAL PROPOSALS Paper F
10. NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 12 October 2009. Paper G
11. ENHANCEMENT-LED INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW (ELIR): PROGRESS REPORT Paper H
12. TAYSIDE ACADEMIC HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE (TAHSC): UPDATE Paper I
13. KUWAIT: UPDATE (Commercial in Confidence) Paper J
14. APPOINTMENT BY COURT TO EXTERNAL BODIES: UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING CONFERENCE
To consider the proposal that Dr AM Roger continue as the Court's representative on the Conference of the University of Stirling. Dr Roger has indicated her willingness to continue in this role.
15. VICE-PRINCIPAL & HEAD OF THE COLLEGE OF LIFE SCIENCES
The Principal will report to Court.

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
16. ANNUAL INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT TO THE SCOTTISH FUNDING COUNCIL ON INTERNAL SUBJECT REVIEW Paper K
17. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report from the meeting of the Senatus on 14 October 2009 Paper L
18. AUDIT COMMITTEE
Report from the Committee's meeting on 7 October 2009 Paper M
19. STAFF
(1) Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper N
(2) Honorary Chaplains
On the recommendation of the University Chaplain, Rev Dr Fiona Douglas, the Court is invited to endorse the appointments of the Reverend James Turrent as Honorary Baptist Chaplain and the Reverend Andria Benzie as Honorary Congregational Chaplain, for a period of one year in the first instance from 1 September 2009.
(3) Staff Grievance
To approve the following composition of a committee to hear a grievance brought by a member of staff in terms of Statute 16, paragraph 35: Professor CA Whatley (Convener), Dr J Lowe, Professor C MacKintosh (nominated by Senate)
20. ANY OTHER BUSINESS