UNIVERSITY COURT - 10 June 2013


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.30pm on Monday 10 June 2013.

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

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AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES
2. PRESENTATION BY HOME OFFICE INSPECTOR
3. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SPORTS UNION Paper A
4. ANNUAL REVIEW OF PERFORMANCE & EFFECTIVENESS: CHAIRPERSON AND COURT Paper B
5. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 22 April 2013. Paper C (Cover)
Paper C
6. MATTERS ARISING
(1) Senate Elections 72(3)(b)
To note the election of Dr Sam Crouch as a non-professorial member of the Senatus on Court in accordance with Ordinance 18.
(2) Academic Council 72(3)(c)
To note the re-election of Professor Sue Black as an Academic Council member on Court in accordance with Statute 9(1)(h).
(3) Independent Student Member on Court 72(3)(e)
To note the election of Ms Marija Tasevska as the Independent Student Member of Court in accordance with Statute 9(1)(k).
(4) Communications from the Senatus Academicus (Minute 76)
To ratify the decisions taken at the meeting of Court on 22 April 2013 to approve changes to Ordinance 39 4(2) designed to clarify the terms of external examiner appointments.
7. CHAIRMAN’S REPORTS
The Chairman’s regular report and annual report to Court are enclosed. Paper D1
Paper D2
8. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper E

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
9. DUNDEE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION – ANNUAL REPORT Paper F
10. FINANCE MATTERS
(i) Report of the Finance & Policy Committee meeting on 13 May 2013
Report enclosed. Item 5 of this report to be considered under part C as reserved business. Paper G
(ii) Budget 2013/14
Paper enclosed from the Director of Finance. Paper H
Paper H Appendix 1
(iii) Dundee University Press
Paper enclosed from the Director of Finance. Paper I
(iv) 2013 Strategic Plan Forecast for SFC
Paper enclosed from the Director of Finance. Paper J
Paper J Appendix 1
11. AUDIT COMMITTEE
Report enclosed of the Committee’s meeting on 22 May 2013. Paper K
Paper K appendix 1
Paper K appendix 2
12. INSTITUTIONAL RISK REGISTER
Institutional Risk Register enclosed. Paper L
Paper L appendix 1
13. GOVERNANCE
(i) Governance & Nominations Committee
Report enclosed of the Committee’s meeting on 13 May 2013, including zommittee membership for 2013/14. Paper M
(ii) Scottish Code of Good HE Governance
To discuss the response to the consultation
(iii) 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 2013/14.
14. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Report enclosed of the Committee’s meeting on 20 May 2013. Paper N
Paper N appendix 1 and 2
15. COURT RETREAT PROGRAMME
Draft program for the retreat enclosed. Paper O
16. ETHICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE
Report on the Review of the Committee enclosed. Paper P

PART B -OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
17. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report enclosed of the meeting of the Senate on 27 May 2013. Paper Q
18. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK: BENCHMARKING REPORT
Report enclosed. Paper R
19. ACADEMIC COUNCIL
Report enclosed of the Council’s meeting on 6 May 2013. Paper S
20. STAFF
Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper T
21. HONORARY CHAPLAIN
To approve the appointment of Imam Vali Hussein as Honorary Chaplain for a period of one year in the first instance, with effect from 1 September 2013.
22. DATES OF MEETINGS IN 2013/14
Report enclosed. Paper U
23. DATES OF GRADUATION 2013
24. ANY OTHER BUSINESS

PART C - Reserved Business
25. REPORT OF THE FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING, 13 MAY 2013 - ITEM 5
The University asserts that this Information is exempt from public disclosure and claims the exemptions in S.30 and S.33 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
26. V&A AT DUNDEE
The University asserts that this Information is exempt from public disclosure and claims the exemptions in S.30 and S.33 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.