UNIVERSITY COURT - 13 DECEMBER 2010


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00 pm on Monday 13 December 2010.

Dr Neale Laker
Clerk to Court

AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES
2. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 25 October 2010. Paper A (index)
Paper A
3. MATTERS ARISING
(1) Student Representation on the Court (Minute 1)
To approve the proposal that, following the resignation of the President of the Students' Association and with the endorsement of the Student Representative Council, Mr Chris Browne serve on Court in the role of Acting President and Kirsty Brown, currently Vice-President of Student Activities serve on Court in the role of Acting Deputy President, in accordance with the spirit of Ordinance 58.
(2) Statute 16 - Discipline, Dismissal & Removal from Office (Minute 2(4))
To note that an appeal had been lodged, and that, under sub-paragraph 28(2) of Statute 16, Court is required to approve the appointment of a person 'not employed by the University holding, or having held, judicial office or being advocates or solicitors of at least ten years' standing' to hear the appeal.
(3) Strategic Review: Voluntary Severance Scheme Update (Minute 8)
Director of Human Resources will provide an oral report.
4. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
5. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper B
6. STRATEGIC ISSUES
(1) Funding Update and Effects of the Scottish Budget
Presentation by the Director of Finance.
(2) Strategic Options Paper C
7. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Report enclosed of the Committee's meeting on 22 November 2010. Paper D
8. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2009/10 Paper E
9. AUDIT COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 2 December 2010. Paper F
10. CAPITAL PROJECTS
(1) Capital Project Proposal: Centre for Translational & Interdisciplinary Research Paper G
Paper G
Paper G
(2) Capital Plan Paper H
11. EMPLOYABILITY Paper I
12. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK - TIME SERIES REPORT Paper J

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
13. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 3 November 2010. Paper K
Paper K (appendix 1)
Paper K (appendix 2)
Paper K (appendix 3)
Paper K (appendix 4)
Paper K (appendix 5)
Paper K (appendix 6)
14. ANY OTHER BUSINESS