Senate Motions for April 5, 2017
 

The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on April 5, 2017:


THAT Senate approve a revision to the Academic Schedule for 2016-2017.

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on March 1, 2017 be approved as circulated.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated February 21, 2017].

THAT Senate approve undergraduate curriculum and course changes proposed by the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science, effective September 1, 2017.

THAT Senate postpone discussion of a proposal for a Master of Human Rights degree indefinitely.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, effective September 1, 2017.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Asper School of Business, effective September 1, 2017.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Computer Science, effective September 1, 2017.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, effective September 1, 2017.

THAT Senate endorse the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Landscape Architecture, effective for the Fall 2018 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Occupational Therapy, effective for the Fall 2018 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Sociology, with changes to the admission requirements to take effect for the Fall 2018 intake and changes to the program requirements for the Ph.D. in Sociology to take effect for the Fall 2017.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Faculty of Social Work, effective September 1, 2017.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning revisions to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Academic Guide, effective September 1, 2017.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Academic Review concerning a proposal to establish the Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing for a period of five years, with continuation subject to a review process and with the proviso that, at the end of the first twelve months, the Head of the Institute would forward clear procedures for appointing members to the Institute, for review by the Senate Committee on Academic Review and Senate.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning Revised Admission Regulations for the Diploma in Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, effective for the September 2018 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning Supplementary Regulations in the Environmental Design program, Faculty of Architecture, effective for the September 2018 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Joint Senate Committee on Joint Masters Programs concerning revised admission requirements for the Joint Master of Public Administration, effective for the Fall 2018 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning a Regulation on Accommodation for Missed Undergraduate Term Examinations, I.H. Asper School of Business, effective upon Senate approval.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revisions to Academic Regulations for undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Engineering, effective September 1, 2017:

  • Procedure Regarding the Inclusion of Elective Courses Taken Toward a Student’s Degree Requirements
  • Course Selection
  • Grading and Assessment
  • Withdrawal from Courses

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning Revised Academic Regulations for the Bachelor of Environmental Design program, Faculty of Architecture, effective upon Senate approval, including:

  • Qualifications for Graduation
  • Dean’s Honour List
  • Residency Requirement
  • Probation and Academic Suspension
  • Incomplete Term Work

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning a proposal to convert the Bryce Douglas Professorship in Finance to a Chair.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Centre for Human Rights Research, regarding a recommendation that the Centre be renewed for a term of five (5) years, from April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2022.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Health Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute, regarding a recommendation that the Institute be renewed for a term of five (5) years, from June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2022.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Centre for Nursing and Health Research, regarding a recommendation that the Centre be renewed for a term of five (5) years, from April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2022.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Centre for Earth Observation Science, regarding a recommendation that the Centre continue in its present form until December 1, 2017.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics, regarding a recommendation that the Centre continue in its present form until December 1, 2017.

THAT Senate recommend to the Board of Governors that the Recognition and Educational Services Agreement between the University and the International College of Manitoba be renewed.