Senate Motions for June 26, 2019
 

The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on June 26, 2019:


THAT the nomination of Ms. Roxie Koohgoli to serve as the voting member on the Senate Executive Committee be approved.

THAT Senate approve:

  • the Reports of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Course, Curriculum and Regulation Changes:
    • RE: BFAR Statements, Departments of Anthropology, History, Icelandic Language and Literature, Landscape Architecture, Philosophy, Political Studies; Asper School of Business; and Faculty of Graduate Studies (Applied Health Sciences, Individual Interdisciplinary Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies);
    • RE: Departments of Biosystems Engineering, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Physical Therapy;
  • the Report of the Senate Committee on Approved Teaching Centres RE: Cross-Registered Courses and Instructors for 2019-2020.

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on May 15, 2019 be approved as circulated.

THAT the nomination of Mr. Cody Ross (student member) to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate for a one-year term ending May 31, 2020.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Planning and Priorities Committee concerning the Strategic Enrolment Management Plan, 2018 – 2023.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated May 16, 2019].

THAT Senate approve the Reports of the Senate Committee on Admissions and the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revised Transit Regulations for the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science, and University 1, effective for the Fall 2021 intake, and revised Academic Performance Standards for University 1, effective for the Fall Term 2021.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Course, Curriculum, and Regulation Changes concerning revisions to Graduate Student Vacation Entitlement in the Academic Guide, effective for the next available term.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Course, Curriculum, and Regulation Changes regarding Academic Membership, Faculty of Graduate Studies, effective upon Senate approval.

THAT Senate approve the Reports of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Course, Curriculum and Regulation Changes, effective for the next available term:

  • RE: Faculty of Education;
  • RE: Faculty of Graduate Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies;
  • RE: Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management;
  • RE: Department of Occupational Therapy;
  • RE: Faculty of Social Work.

THAT Senate approve the Reports of the Joint Senate Committee on Joint Master’s Programs, effective for the next available term:

  • RE: Master of Arts in Religion, Department of Religion;
  • RE: Master of Public Administration, Department of Political Studies.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Academic Review concerning the Centre for Engineering Professional Practice and Engineering Education, including a recommendation that the Centre be granted a twelve-month extension to June 23, 2020.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised admission requirements for the Bachelor of Social Work, Faculty of Social Work, effective for the Fall 2020 intake.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes concerning the Closure of the Bachelor of Science and Minor in Textile Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revisions to the Supplemental Exam regulation for the Diploma in Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, effective September 1, 2019.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revisions to the Professional Unsuitability Bylaw, Faculty of Education, effective September 1, 2019.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revisions to the Essential Skills and Abilities (Technical Standards) for Admission, Promotion, and Graduation in Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, effective upon Senate approval.

THAT the proposed policy on Conscience-Based Exemptions, Max Rady College of Medicine, be revised to remove the date for review in ten years and to reflect that the policy would lapse at the end of two years following the effective date (on June 25, 2021).

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning the proposed Conscience-Based Exemptions policy, College of Medicine, as amended, effective upon Senate approval.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning a proposal for a Professorship in Endocrinology, Max Rady College of Medicine.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning a proposal for a Chair in Clinical Stroke Research, Max Rady College of Medicine.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning a proposal for a Chair in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, as amended.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations [dated June 17, 2019].