Board of Governors Motions for June 27, 2017
 

The following motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the June 27, 2017 meeting:


Motions Approved in Open Session:

THAT the Board of Governors approve:

  • an increase of 1.3% to all institution-wide or general course-related fees effective the Fall 2017 term, with the exception of a proposed increase to the Student Services fee.
  • an increase of the Student Services fee from $35.06 to $41.36. The additional revenue received as a result of the proposed increase would be applied towards ongoing support for the new UM degree audit system, an advising tool used by both UM students and advisors. This fee is assessed once a year to all students.

THAT the Board of Governors approve thirteen new offers, eighteen amended offers, and the withdrawal of three offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part A [dated April 4, 2017].

THAT the Board of Governors approve three new offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated April 4, 2017].

THAT the Board of Governors approve the Financial Statements of The University of Manitoba for the year ended March 31, 2017.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Report of The University of Manitoba for the year ended December 31, 2016.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the amended terms of reference of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

THAT the Board of Governors approve that an increased Universal Bus Pass (U-Pass) fee be approved and assessed of all eligible students effective Fall 2017. Eligible students would be assessed $132.50 per term in the regular session.

THAT beginning Fall Term 2017, a new fee structure be implemented and assessed to eligible students for the UMSU Health and Dental Plan. All students assessed the UMSU Membership will also be enrolled in the Health and Dental Plan at a rate of $345.00 per year. Students will be able to opt-down to various levels of coverage, at a reduced rate, wherein UMSU and Studentcare will refund the difference. Students wishing to completely opt-out of coverage will still be required to provide proof of alternative coverage.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the University of Manitoba Pension Plan (1993) (1993 Plan) Governance Document.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the University of Manitoba GFT Pension Plan (1986) (1986 Plan) Governance Document.


The Board received the following for information:

The President’s Report

Approval of Suspension of Admissions to the Integrated Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education Degree