UNIVERSITY COURT - 22 OCTOBER 2012


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00pm on Monday 22 October 2012.

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

AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES
2. MINUTES
Minutes of the meetings on 11 June and 3 September 2012. Paper A (Cover)
Paper A
3. MATTERS ARISING
4. VISION - DUNDEE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Presentation by the President of the Dundee University Students' Association
5. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
6. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper B
7. REVIEW OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COURT
Discussion on the performance and effectiveness of Court. Paper C
8. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Reports enclosed of the Committee's meetings on 20 August 2012 and 1 October 2012. Paper D - August
Paper D - October
9. UNIVERSITY STRATEGY TO 2017
A discussion paper on the selection of KPIs and the setting of targets for those KPIs Paper E
Paper E (Appendix 1)
Paper E (Appendix 2)
10. STRATEGIC GUIDANCE FROM THE CABINET SECRETARY TO THE SFC
A copy of the letter of Strategic Guidance for academic year 2013/14 from the Cabinet Secretary to the Scottish Funding Council, along with a summary provided by Universities Scotland. Paper F
11. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK - AIMS 4 AND 5: RESEARCH, COLLABORATION & KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER Paper G
12. AUDIT COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 18 September 2012. Paper H
13. GOVERNANCE & NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE
Report enclosed of the Committee's meeting on 1 October 2012 Paper I
14. CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SCOTTISH HIGHER EDUCATION GOVERNANCE
A copy of the letter from the Scottish Chairs of University Courts to University Secretaries. Paper J
15. NINEWELLS CANCER CAMPAIGN
An update on the campaign and information on the Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre. Paper K
Paper K (Appendix)
16. ETHICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE
A paper which outlines new legislative requirements, along with a proposal regarding the future Convenership of the Committee. Paper L

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
17. OUTCOME AGREEMENT
Final submission to the SFC. Paper M
18. ANNUAL INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT TO THE SCOTTISH FUNDING COUNCIL ON INTERNAL SUBJECT REVIEW
Copy of statement submitted to the Funding Council. Paper N
19. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report from the meeting of the Senatus 10 October 2012. Paper O
20. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Report from the meeting of the Committee on 17 September 2012. Paper P
Paper P (Appendix 1a)
Paper P (Appendix 1b)
21. CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY
The existing Conflict of Interest Policy has been updated to meet legislative changes to regulations governing research funded through US Public Health Service and a draft is provided for approval in principle. Paper Q
22. STAFF
(1) Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper R
(2) * Statute 16 - Grievance Procedures
To hear an update from the University Secretary as to on-going matters.
23. ARRANGEMENTS FOR MEETINGS OF COURT
(1) 10 December 2012
To note that the December meeting of Court will be preceded by a training session by Mr Finlay MacKay, Senior Associate at Dundas & Wilson at 11.30 am.
(2) 18 February 2013
To note that the February meeting of Court will be held at the Ninewells Campus, and will be preceded by a tour from 12.00-1.00 pm.
24. ANY OTHER BUSINESS