Ordinances to the 2009 Statutes (O5.3)

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

O5.3 (1)   (a) The Society shall elect into a Supernumerary Fellowship any person it thinks fit. A person so elected shall be treated as ‘academic staff’ as defined in SA1 (2)
      (b) A Supernumerary Fellowship shall be tenable for a period not exceeding six years, but may be renewed by re-election for further periods not exceeding six years at a time.
      (c) When electing or re-electing a person into a Supernumerary Fellowship, the Society may attach such conditions to the tenure of his or her Fellowship as it thinks fit.
      (d) Regulations may set out the stipends and emoluments associated with a Supernumerary Fellowship.

(2) The Society may by a two-third majority of all its members elect Honorary Fellows and terminate the tenure of Honorary Fellowships.

(3)   (a) A Fellow who retires from or resigns his or her Fellowship after attaining the age of 60 years and after continuously holding a Fellowship for at least six years shall become an Emeritus Fellow.
       (b) The Society may by a two-third majority of its members of the Society elect as an Emeritus Fellow any other person who has been a member of the Society.
       (c) By a two-thirds majority of all its members, the Society may terminate the tenure of any Emeritus Fellowship.

(4) The Society shall have the power to elect by a majority of all its Members a person to a Bye-Fellowship upon such terms as it thinks fit. Regulations shall prescribe the tenure of such a position and the rights associated with it.

(5) The Society shall have the power to elect any person as a Fellow-Commoner. Regulations shall prescribe the tenure of such a position and the rights associated with it.

(6) Upon recommendation of the Fellowship Committee, the Society may elect the nominee of a corporate partner or any other person engaged in the corporate partnership programme as a William Pitt Fellow. The Society may also elect former William Pitt Fellows to the status of Associate William Pitt Fellow. Regulations shall prescribe the tenure of such a position and the rights associated with these positions.