Board of Governors Motions for May 21, 2013

The following Motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the May 21, 2013 meeting:


THAT the Board of Governors approve:

  • a tuition fee increase on all programs and ancillary fees of 1.6%;
  • the operating budget based on total revenue, fund transfers and expenditures of $603,991,326; and
  • Financial plans for Research and Special, Trust and Endowment and the Capital Budget for the year ending March 31, 2013 as set out in Attachment 6.

THAT the Board of Governors increase the UMSU Operating Fee by $2.50/semester to $23.50/semester; and increase the UMSU Scholarship & Bursary and Endowment Fund Fee by $1.50/semester to $16.50/semester.  Both increases to be effective for fall 2013 registration.

THAT the Board of Governors approves the policy on Responsible Conduct of Research, and the related policy, Code of Research Ethics.

THAT a $3.00 per credit hour contribution be assessed against the students in the School of Art for a three year term commencing in the fall of 2013 as outlined in the letter from Paul Hess, Director, School of Art, dated March 5, 2013.

THAT a $1.67 per credit hour contribution be assessed against the students in the Department of Interior Design for a three year term commencing in the fall of 2013 as outlined in the letter from Ralph Stern, Dean, Faculty of Architecture, dated March 12, 2013.

THAT a $2.00 per credit hour contribution be assessed against the students in the Faculty of Music for a three year term commencing in the fall of 2013 as outlined in the letter from Edmund Dawe, Dean, Faculty of Music, dated March 5, 2013.

THAT a $2.33 per credit hour contribution be assessed against the students in the Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources for a three year term commencing in the fall of 2013 as outlined in the letter from Norm Halden, Dean, Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, dated March 5, 2013.