UNIVERSITY COURT - 13 JUNE 2011


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00 pm on Monday 13 June 2011.

Dr Neale Laker
Clerk to Court

AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES
2. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SPORTS UNION
Presentation by the President of the Sports Union, Mr Graeme Spowart. Not yet available
3. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 21 February 2011. Paper B (index)
Paper B
4. MATTERS ARISING
(1) Senior Appointments (Minute 37(3))
To approve formally the appointment of Professor Doreen Cantrell as Vice-Principal & Head of the College of Life Sciences according to the procedure approved by the Court at its meeting on 21 February 2011.
(2) Membership of Court (Minute 53)
To note that, in the elections held on 6 May 2011, Professor Rami Abboud and Dr Alison Reeves were elected by the Senate to serve on Court for the period 1 August 2011 to 31 July 2015.
(3) Communications from the Senatus Academicus (Minute 54)
To ratify the decisions, taken by the Court at its meeting on 26 April 2011, to make the following changes to Statutes and Ordinances: (i) changes to Statute 10 (The Senate) as set out in paragraph 4 of Appendix 6 of the minutes of 26 April 2011, subject to the approval of, and to any further changes required by the Privy Council; (ii) changes to Ordinance 18 (Election of Members of the Court and Senatus), as set out in paragraph 4 of Appendix 6 of the minutes of 26 April 2011; and (iii) changes to Ordinance 43 (Tuition and Other Fees), ibidem.
5. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT
6. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper C

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
7. DASMAN DIABETES INSTITUTE, KUWAIT
Presentation by Vice-Principal Professor IM Leigh and Professor AD Morris. Paper D
8. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 16 May 2011. Paper E
9. BUDGET 2011/12 & FINANCIAL PROJECTIONS Paper F
Paper F (appendix)
10. GOVERNANCE
(1) Governance & Nominations Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 16 May 2011 Paper G
(2) Committee Membership
To approve the membership of Committees for 2011/12. Paper H
(3) Review of Charter & Statutes Paper I
Paper I (appendix 1)
Paper I (appendix 2)
Paper I (appendix 3)
Paper I (appendix 4)
Paper I (appendix 5)
Paper I (appendix 6)
Paper I (appendix 7)
(4) Statute 16 - Staff of the University/Ordinance 59 - Academic Freedom Paper J
Paper J (appendix 1)
Paper J (appendix 2)
(5) Emergency Committee
The Court is invited to follow precedent in remitting the transaction of any urgent Court business over the summer to an Emergency Committee, comprising the Principal or a Vice-Principal (Convener), two lay members (normally the Chairman of Court and the Convener of the Finance & Policy Committee) and one other academic member - subject to a report on any action taken being submitted to the first business meeting of the Court in 2011/12.
11. DUNDEE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION - ANNUAL REPORT Paper K
Paper K (appendix 1)
Paper K (appendix 2)
12. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK: BENCHMARKING REPORT Paper L
13. ANNUAL REVIEW OF PERFORMANCE & EFFECTIVENESS: CHAIRPERSON & COURT Paper M

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
14. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report of the Senate's meeting on 1 June 2011. Paper N
15. COMMITTEE REPORTS
(1) Remuneration Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 26 April 2011. Paper O
(2) Human Resources Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 23 May 2011. Paper P
Paper P (appendix 1)
Paper P (appendix 2)
Paper P (appendix 3)
Paper P (appendix 4)
Paper P (appendix 5)
Paper P (appendix 6)
Paper P (appendix 7)
(3) Audit Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 25 may 2011. Paper Q
16. STAFF
(1) Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper R
(2) Statute 16 - Part III - Discipline, Dismissal & Removal from Office
To approve the composition of a Tribunal to hear a disciplinary case against a member of academic staff, to comprise: a Chairperson; a lay member of Court; and an academic member of staff nominated by the Senatus. Court should note that the Senatus has nominated Professor Margaret Smith to act in this capacity.
17. ANY OTHER BUSINESS