UNIVERSITY COURT - 12 DECEMBER 2011


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00pm on Monday 12 December 2011.

Dr Neale Laker
Director of Policy, Governance & Legal Affairs

AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES
2. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 24 October 2011 Paper A
3. MATTERS ARISING
(1) Senior Appointments
Paper plus Principal to report orally on current appointments. paper not yet available
(2) Discussions with the Scottish Funding Council
The Principal to provide an oral update.
(3) Statute 16 - Grievance Procedures
To note that the Committee established to hear a grievance from an unnamed member of staff had heard and rejected the grievance.
(4) Court Retreat 2012
To confirm that the rescheduled date of the next Court Retreat is Monday 3 September 2012.
4. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
5. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper C
6. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 21 November 2011. Paper D
7. AUDIT COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 28 November 2011. Paper E
8. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDING 31 JULY 2011
(1) Financial Statements Electronic copy not yet available
(2) Letter of Representation Paper G
9. REMUNERATION COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 21 November Paper H
10. BURSARIES & SCHOLARSHIPS Paper I
11. LEAGUE TABLE PERFORMANCE Paper J
12. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK - TIME SERIES REPORT Paper K
13. ELECTION TO COURT FROM THE ACADEMIC COUNCIL
To note:
(i) that Dr LI McLellan has been appointed to the post of Director of Quality Assurance with effect from 1 January 2012 and as a result has decided to resign from the Court with effect from 31 December 2011; and
(ii) that an election to identify her successor took place on 2 December 2011 and Professor Sue Black (College of Life Sciences) was elected to serve on Court for the remainder of Dr McLellan's period of office to 31 July 2013, in accordance with the provisions of Ordinance 18.

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
14. UNIVERSITY STRATEGY TO 2018
Progress report Paper L
15. RESEARCH GOVERNANCE & POLICY SUB-COMMITTEE
Annual Report Paper M
16. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report of the meeting of the Senate on 30 November 2011. Paper N
17. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE Paper N
Report of the Committee's meeting on 22 November 2011 Paper O
Paper O (Appendix 1)
Paper O (Appendix 2)
Paper O (Appendix 3)
Paper O (Appendix 4)
18. ACADEMIC COUNCIL Paper N
Report of the Council's meeting on 14 November 2011. Paper P
19. STAFF
Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper Q
20. ANY OTHER BUSINESS