Associate Professor in Jewish History Fund

Made by General Purposes Committee of Council on 10 December 2021 (Gazette, Vol. 152, p. 124-125, 25 November 2021), amended 13 January 2023 (Gazette, Vol. 153, p.132, 1 December 2022)  

1. The University receives with gratitude funds to be held as permanent endowment on the trusts declared in this regulation. Further money or property may be paid or transferred to the University as either expendable or permanent endowment to be held on the same trusts. The assets so held will be known as the Associate Professor in Jewish History Fund (“the Fund”).

2. The University shall retain as permanent endowment those of the assets in the Fund which are contributed on the express understanding that they are to be treated as permanent endowment (“the Permanent Endowment”).

3. The University shall (a) apply the income of the Permanent Endowment; and (b) apply the income and, in its discretion, the capital of the remainder of the Fund for the advancement of education for the benefit of the public by establishing and maintaining a post that shall be called the Associate Professor in Jewish History (“the Associate Professor”).

4. The Associate Professor shall undertake research and teaching in the literature, history, social life and religion of the Jews from 200 BC to AD 1500.

5. The Fund shall be used to pay the salary and expenses of the Associate Professor and associated overheads. If the salary, expenses and overheads of the Associate Professor are wholly or partly covered from other sources or there are further funds available, there shall be discretion to apply the income of the Fund to support the Associate Professor’s research; to make acquisitions of items to support the work of the Associate Professor; or to support the work of the Associate Professor in any other manner.

6. The Associate Professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of Associate Professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this post.

7. The administration of the Fund, and the application of its income, shall be the responsibility of the Humanities Divisional Board.

8. The University shall have power to pay out of the income of the Fund all costs of and incidental to the creation of the Fund and the management and administration of the Fund and the post.

9. The University may exercise any of its corporate powers in the management and administration of the Fund in so far as those powers are not inconsistent with these regulations.

10. These regulations shall be deemed to be Trust Regulations under the provisions of Part D of Statute XVI.

11. Subject to regulation 12, Council may amend, repeal or add to these regulations in accordance with Part D of Statute XVI, but no amendment is valid if it would cause the Fund to:

(1) cease to be exclusively charitable according to the law of England and Wales; or

(2) be outside the objects of the University.

12. Any amendment to regulation 3 is an amendment to the main objects of the Fund for the purposes of Part D of Statute XVI and must be approved both by Congregation of the University and subsequently by His Majesty in Council.

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