Exhibition of original paintings

By Valerie Weir

Friday November 25th to Sunday December 4th in the King's College Art Room. Opening times are 12pm-2pm on weekdays and 12pm-4pm on weekends.

News entry added on: 24/11/2005

Election of a new Provost

The Fellows of King's College, Cambridge intend to elect a new Provost early in 2006.

The Provost is the Head of the College, and provides leadership to the Fellows in their governance of this scholarly institution. Candidates should have a wide experience of academic life or some other relevant field of activity.

Expressions of interest should be sent to the Fellowship, care of Dr T K Carne, King's College, Cambridge CB2 1ST by 19 December 2005. Further particulars are available from the College website or from the address above.

News entry added on: 22/11/2005

Lecture on The Great Windows
2:30pm 29th October 2005

Dr Jean Michel Massing will give a lecture on The Great Windows at 2.30 p.m., on 29 October. The lecture, and the service of Choral Evensong at 5.30 p.m., will be dedicated to the memory of Hilary Wayment, OBE, Litt.D., FSA, a former Fellow and Adviser on Stained Glass at King's College, who died on 20 March 2005. All members of the University and the general public are welcome to attend.

Added on the 18th of October 2005.

New Fellows in Michaelmas 2005

King's welcomes five new Fellows this year:

We are also pleased to welcome Professor Tony Reid as Visiting Fellow, and Anton Lukoszevieze (Kettle's Yard Composer in Residence) as Resident Musician.

Provost to step down in 2006

At a Congregation of the Fellows of King's College, Cambridge, held on Friday 15 th July, Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE informed the Fellows that she is taking up her entitlement to sabbatical leave under the College Statutes and also informed them that she will be stepping down from her position as Provost of the College on 31 August 2006.

Dame Judith, who took up the post in October 2003, said "The strategic and managerial agenda of the College has now been reorganised successfully. I believe that the next stage in the College's development needs to be led by an academic. Accordingly, and in view of my other commitments, I have decided to give the College notice in good time of my decision to step down."

In an official statement, the Fellows said "Dame Judith has presided over a time of major change in the College, which has led to the formation of a new and forward-looking management team. All of us at King's wish Dame Judith success in her future career. We are pleased that she intends to retain her links with the College and in particular to continue to contribute to the College's development effort."

Dr Tess Adkins, as Vice-Provost, will assume Dame Judith's responsibilities whilst she is on sabbatical leave and a successor is sought, in accordance with the statutes of the College.

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News entry added on: 20/7/2005

External events with College connections

The Saul Seminars: Studies in Recorded Music This event is at the British Library starting at 6:15pm on Tuesday the 8th of November 2005. More details...


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