Ordinances to the 2009 Statutes (O2.5)

The following Ordinances were made at the College Meeting under the authority of Statute S2.3 on 3 March 2009.

O2.5 (1) Any decision to delegate powers under S2.5 shall specify the person(s) to whom the powers are delegated, the scope of the delegation, the time period within which the delegation many be exercised, and the duties to report the exercise of such powers to the Society.
(2) The remit and composition of the Committees reporting to the College Meeting shall be as follows:
       (a) The Fellowship Committee shall consider and make recommendations on the conditions of appointment, re-appointment, tenure, and any other contractual issues of any category of Fellow. It shall be responsible for the appraisal of College teaching officers. Its members shall be the Master, the Senior Tutor and six Fellows each elected by the College Meeting for a period of three years.
       (b) The Finance Committee shall review the administration of the College’s funds, investments and properties. Its members shall be the Master, the President, the Treasurer, the Bursar, the Tutorial Bursar, the Development Director, the Director of International Programmes and six Fellows each elected by the College Meeting for a period of three years.
       (c) The Investments Committee shall review the management and performance of the College’s investments. Its members shall be the Master, the Treasurer, the Bursar, the Development Director and four Fellows each elected by the College Meeting for a period of three years. Non-members of the Society may be co-opted as members.
       (d) The Stipends Committee shall review the stipends and emoluments of College officers and Fellows performing services for the College. Its members shall be the Bursar and two Fellows not employed by the College who shall be elected for a period of three years.
       (e) The Development Committee shall review the activities of the Development Office. Its members shall be the Master, the Treasurer, the Bursar, the Tutorial Bursar, the Development Director and four Fellows each elected by the College Meeting for a period of three years. Non-members of the Society may be co-opted as members.
       (f) The Buildings Committee shall review the maintenance and development of the College buildings. Its members shall be the Bursar, the Senior Tutor, the Rooms Tutor and three Fellow each elected for a period of three years.
       (g) The General Policy Committee shall make recommendations to the College Meeting and to the Governing Body concerning the governance of the College, including reforms to the statutes, ordinances and regulations. Its members shall be the Master, the Senior Tutor, the Bursar and six Fellows each elected by the College Meeting for a period of three years.
       (h) The Planning Committee shall make recommendations to the College Meeting about strategic developments in relation to teaching, research and the development of the College’s estate. Its members shall be the Master, the President, the Senior Tutor, the Treasurer, the Bursar, the Tutorial Bursar, Development Director, the Tutor for Graduate Affairs, the Director of International Programmes and the elected members of the Finance and General Policy Committees.
       (i)The Consultative Committee shall consider matters of common interest to the junior and senior members of the College and report to the College Meeting. Its members shall be the Tutor, the Bursar and the Dean, and the members of the Graduate Parlour and Junior Parlour committees.
       (j) The Teaching Committee shall review the arrangements for the tuition of students of the College and shall monitor their progress. Its members shall be the Senior Tutor, a Tutor for Admissions, a Fellow who is a professor or reader, and five other Fellows, who shall normally be Directors of Studies, each elected for a period of three years.
       (k) The Parlour Committee shall supervise the domestic arrangements for the social functions of the Society and for Fellows. Its members shall be the Steward, the Bursar and six Fellows each elected by the College Meeting for a period of three years.
       (l) The Nominations Committee shall make recommendations to the College Meeting about the membership of College committees and sub-committees. Its members shall be the Master, the Senior Tutor, the Dean and six Fellows each elected by the College Meeting for a period of three years.
       (m) The International Programmes Committee shall review the management and policy for the international programmes of the College. Its members shall be the Master, the Director of International Programmes, the Bursar, the Senior Tutor and four Fellows each elected by the College Meeting for a period of three years.
       (n) A Grievance Panel shall exercise the functions set out in SA22(6) of Appendix A of the Statutes. The eligible members shall be the elected members of the Planning and Fellowship Committees. The panel for each case shall be composed of three of these eligible members who have had no prior dealing with the case and shall be nominated in accordance with SA4 of Appendix A to the Statutes.
       (o) A Disciplinary Panel shall exercise the powers set out in SA10 (3) of Appendix A of the Statutes and OA21 (2) and (3). The eligible members of the panel shall be the elected members of the Planning and Fellowship Committees. The panel for each case shall be composed of three of these eligible members who have had no prior dealing with the case and shall be nominated in accordance with SA4 of Appendix A to the Statutes.
       (p) An Appeal Panel shall exercise powers under OA8, OA12, OA 19(4), OA20 (4) or OA21 (4). The eligible members of the panel shall be the elected members of the Planning Committee. The panel for each case shall be composed of three of these eligible members who have had no prior dealing with the case and shall be nominated in accordance with SA4 of Appendix A to the Statutes.
       (q) The College Proctor’s Advisory Panel shall review the policies and sanctions of the College Proctor and shall hear appeals from decisions of the College Proctor. It shall be chaired by the Senior Tutor and be composed of a Tutor, a Fellow who is not a Tutor, two junior members and the Head Porter or his representative. Except when it is hearing appeals, the College Proctor shall attend this Panel.
       (r) The Student Disciplinary Panel shall have authority to impose penalties for grave breaches of discipline by junior members. It shall be composed of the Master and two Tutors who have no prior involvement in the matter.