UNIVERSITY COURT - 22 April 2014


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00pm on Tuesday 22 April 2014.

Papers are available for download by members of the Court. In accordance with the Court's policy on openness, any person may request sight of any paper referred to on the agenda for a Court meeting. Papers will be made available on request after the date of the meeting, with the exception of those considered by the University Secretary to be particularly sensitive (e.g. containing personal details, legal advice or information of commercial value). Requests should be made to c.c.milburn@dundee.ac.uk

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

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AGENDA

1. REVIEW OF COURT EFFECTIVENESS
2. APOLOGIES
3. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 17 February 2014 Paper A
4. MATTERS ARISING
(1) Completion of Equality & Diversity Modules (Minute 47)
The Director of Human Resources will provide an update on the completion of modules by members of Court.
5. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT Paper B
6. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper C

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
7. TRANSFORMATION: DELIVERING THE VISION Paper D
8. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 24 March 2014 Paper E
9. MAIN SFC GRANT LETTER AND BUDGET SETTING
The Director of Finance will present a paper outlining the main SFC grant letter received on 4 April 2012 and budget setting for 2013-14. Paper F
10. GOVERNANCE MATTERS
(1) Governance & Nominations Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 24 March 2014 Paper G
(2) Election of Members of Court
To note the re-election of Mr Iain MacKinnon as DUSA President and the election of Mr Robin Van Mulders as the Independent Student Member of Court from 1 August 2014.
(3) Proposed Amendment to Ordinance 40 (Student Discipline)
To consider proposed amendment to Ordinance 40 (Student Discipline) as outlined. Paper H
11. AUDIT MATTERS
(1) Audit Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 4 March 2014 Paper I
(2) Audit Contracts
To discuss the appointment of the internal and external auditors.
12. UNIVERSITY STRATEGY TO 2017: KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
(1) Research, People and Estate Paper J
(2) Learning and Teaching Paper K
13. TAYSIDE ACADEMIC HEALTH SCIENCE NETWORK
To approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside. Paper L

PART B -OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
14. VOLUNTARY SEVERANCE SCHEME: TERMS AND CONDITIONS
To note for formal ratification the final terms and conditions. Paper M
15. SFC OUTCOME AGREEMENT
Agreement as updated for 2014/15. Paper N
16. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report of the meeting of Senate on 26 March 2014
Paper O
17. ACADEMIC COUNCIL
Report of the meeting of the Academic Council on 18 March 2014
Paper P
18. STAFF
Statute 16 - Grievance Procedures
(1) Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments
(2) To hear, if necessary, an update from the University Secretary as to new and on-going matters. Paper Q
19. ANY OTHER BUSINESS