Board of Governors Motions for January 28, 2014

The following Motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the January 28, 2014 meeting:


Motions Approved in Open Session:

That a $3.70 per credit hour contribution be assessed against the students in the Faculty of Education for a three year term commencing in the fall of 2014 as outlined in the letter from David Mandzuk, Dean, Faculty of Education, dated October 28, 2013.

That a $3.33 per credit hour contribution be assessed against the students in the Faculty of Engineering for a three year term commencing in the fall of 2014 as outlined in the letter from Jonathan Beddoes, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, dated November 13, 2013.

That a $11.66 per credit hour contribution be assessed against the students in the School of Medical Rehabilitation - Respiratory Therapy program for a three year term commencing in the fall of 2014 and the 1996 referendum vote of $300 per student per year on an ongoing basis is no longer applicable as outlined in the letter from Emily Etcheverry, Director, School of Medical Rehabilitation, dated November 27, 2013.

THAT the Board of Governors approve revising the terms of reference for the Finance, Administration, & Human Resources (FAHR) Committee so that the requirements for the “one member of the community” read as follows: “one member of the community with an accounting designation or with senior executive or board experience”.

THAT the Board of Governors approve three new offers, seven amended offers, and the withdrawal of three offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards [dated October 29, 2013].

THAT the Board of Governors approve four new offers, ten amended offers, and the withdrawal of twelve offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards [dated November 19, 2013].

THAT the Board of Governors approve the closure of the Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy and the Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy, effective immediately [as recommended by Senate, December 4, 2013].

THAT the Board of Governors approve the closure of the Disaster Research Institute, effective immediately [as recommended by Senate, December 4, 2013].

THAT the Board of Governors approve the closure of the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics and the Master of Science in Psychiatry, effective immediately [as recommended by Senate, December 4, 2013].

The Board received the following for Information (from Senate):  2014-2015 Academic Schedule.