UNIVERSITY COURT - 27 October 2014


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00pm on Monday 27 October 2014.

Papers are available to members of the Court for download as a single bookmarked PDF. 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. APOLOGIES  
2. MINUTES  
Minutes of the meetings on 9 June and 12 September 2014 Paper A
3. MATTERS ARISING  
4. CHAIRMAN's REPORT  
To consider the regular report from the Chairman of Court. Paper B
5. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT  
To consider a report from the Principal. Paper C

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
6. GOVERNANCE MATTERS  
(1)Governance and Nominations Committee
Report of the Committee's meeting on 6 October 2014 Paper D
(2)Quinquennial Review of the Effectiveness of the Court
To consider the report from the Review. Paper E
(3)Skills Matrix
To consider the draft Skills Matrix Paper F
7. STRATEGIC MATTERS  
(1)SFC Outcome Agreement 2013/14 and Key Issues for 2014/15
Report provided by the Director of Strategic Planning. Paper G
(2)University Strategy to 2017: Key Performance Indicators Report
Report and recommendations from the review enclosed for discussion.Paper H
8. FINANCE  
(1)Finance & Policy Committee
To consider a report of the Committee's meetings on 18 August and 6 October. Paper I
(2)Period 2 Management Accounts
To note the accountsPaper J
9. AUDIT COMMITTEE  
To consider a report of the Committee's meeting on 23 September 2014. Paper K
10. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE  
To consider a report of the Committee's meeting on 30 September 2014. Paper L

PART B - OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
11. SENATE BUSINESS  
(1)Communications from the Senatus Academicus
To consider a report from the meeting of the Senatus on 15 October 2014. Paper M
(2)Senate Election to Court
To note the election to Court of Ms Janice Aitken by the Senate effective of 17 October 2014 in accordance with Statute 9(g). Ms will serve until 31 July 2017, that being the remainder of the term of Dr Sam Crouch.
(3)Annual Institutional Statement to the Scottish Funding Council on Quality
To consider the statement submitted to the Funding Council. Paper N
12. COURT RETREAT  
To note a summary of activities and discussions at the Retreat. Paper O
13. WELFARE & ETHICAL USE OF ANIMALS COMMITTEE  
To note a report of the Committee's meeting on 1 August 2014. Paper P
14. ACADEMIC COUNCIL  
To note the report of the meeting on 1 July 2014. Paper Q
15. DISCOVERY CENTRE  
To approve the naming of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CTIR) as the Discovery Centre (for Translational & Interdisciplinary Research).  
16. STAFF  
(1)Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments
To note an update on appointments. Paper R
(2)Statute 16 Matters
The University Secretary will, if necessary, update the Court on matters relating to Grievances, Appeals and Hearings under Statute 16.
17. ANY OTHER BUSINESS