UNIVERSITY COURT - 11 JUNE 2012


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 3.00pm on Monday 11 June 2012.

Dr Christine Milburn
Policy Officer (Corporate Governance)
Policy, Governance & Legal Affairs

AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES
2. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SPORTS UNION Paper A
3. DUNDEE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION - ANNUAL REPORT Paper B
4. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 23 April 2012. Paper C (Cover)
Paper C
5. MATTERS ARISING
(1) Update on Outcome Agreements with SFC
The Principal will provide an update.
(2) Additional Information on Strategic Aims 1,2,3 Paper D
6. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT Paper E
7. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper F

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
8. STRATEGIC MATTERS
(1) University Vision
Presentation by the Principal
(2) University Strategy
The Director of Strategic Planning will introduce papers on the
(i) Strategic Process Paper G1
(ii) The University Strategy to 2017 Paper G2
(3) Internationalisation Strateg
Professor Margaret Smith will introduce a paper on Internationalisation Strategy.> Paper H
9. FINANCE MATTERS
(1) Report of the Finance & Policy Committee meeting on 14 May 2012 Paper I
(2) Budget 2012/13 Paper J
Paper J (Appendix 1)
(3) 2012 Strategic Plan Forecast for SFC not yet available
10. RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK
Professor Connell (Vice-Principal with responsibility for research) will introduce the 'Internal Framework for Engagement with REF 2014 including the Code of Practice on the Selection of Staff'. Paper L
11. REMUNERATION COMMITTEE REMIT AND PROCESS Paper M
12. AUDIT COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 23 May 2012, including outcomes of the Audit Committee Review of Effectiveness. Paper N
13. GOVERNANCE
(1) Governance & Nominations Committee
Report enclosed of the Committee's meeting on 14 May 2012, including Committee membership for 2012/13. Paper O
(2) 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 2012/13.
(3) To note the election to Court of Ms Sheila Krawczyk by the Non- Teaching staff.

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
14. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report of the meeting of the Senate on 30 May 2012 Paper P
15. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 21 May 2012. Paper Q
Paper Q (Appendix 1)
Paper Q (Appendix 2)
Paper Q (Appendix 3)
16. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK: BENCHMARKING REPORT Paper R
17. UPDATE ON STUDENT RECRUITMENT Paper S
18. STAFF
Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper T
19. DATES OF MEETINGS IN 2012/13 Paper U
20. DATES OF GRADUATION 2012
21. ENDOWMENT RESOLUTIONS Paper V
22. ANY OTHER BUSINESS