UNIVERSITY COURT - 24 OCTOBER 2011


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00 pm on Monday 24 October 2011.

Dr Neale Laker
Clerk to Court

AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES
2. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 13 June, the business meeting at the Court Retreat on 2 September and the special meeting on 3 October 2011. Paper A (index)
Paper A (June)
Paper A (September)
Paper A (index)
Paper A (October)
3. MATTERS ARISING
(1) Senior Appointments
The Principal to i) report orally on discussions with colleagues in the College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing; and ii) update Court on the search for a Head of the College of Art, Science & Engineering.
(2) Governance Instruments Paper B
4. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
5. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper C
6. DISCUSSIONS WITH THE SCOTTISH FUNDING COUNCIL
The Principal will report orally.
7. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meetings on 22 August 2011 and 3 October 2011. Paper D (August)
Paper D (October)
8. SPENDING REVIEW AND DRAFT SCOTTISH BUDGET Paper E
9. PUTTING LEARNERS AT THE CENTRE: DELIVERING OUR AMBITIONS FOR POST-16 EDUCATION (Pre-Legislative Paper of the Scottish Government) Paper F
10. AUDIT COMMITTEE
(1) Audit Committee Report
Report of the Committee's meeting on 4 October 2011. Paper G
(2) Risk Management Paper H
Paper H (Appendix)
11. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK - AIMS 4 AND 5: RESEARCH, COLLABORATION & KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER Paper I
12. NINEWELLS CANCER CAMPAIGN AND THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Paper J

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
13. ANNUAL INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT TO THE SCOTTISH FUNDING COUNCIL ON INTERNAL SUBJECT REVIEW
Copy of statement submitted to the Funding Council. Paper K
14. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report from the special meeting of the Senatus on 21 September 2011 and the routine meeting on 12 October 2011. Paper L (September)
Paper L (October)
15. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 13 September 2011. Paper M
16. STAFF
(1) Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper N
(2) Statute 16 Grievance Procedures
To approve the composition of a Committee to hear a grievance from an unnamed member of staff as follows: Professor MC Smith (Convener), Ms CA Potter, Professor MR Jones. NB: no member of the Committee is a member of staff in the same College as the member of staff bringing the grievance.
17. COURT RETREAT 2012 - CHANGE OF DATE
To note that the date of the Court Retreat for 2012 has been changed from 31 August 2012 to 7 September 2012.
18. ANY OTHER BUSINESS