Senate Motions for December 6, 2017
 

The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on December 6, 2017:


THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes on Course and Program Changes [October 27, 2017].

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

THAT the following nomination to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate for the balance of a term ending on May 31, 2018:
a)    Professor Paul Hess (new appointment), representing Music and School of Art.

THAT Senate approve undergraduate course changes beyond nine credits hours in the Faculty of Law, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve revised degree regulations for the Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) and Bachelor of Science (Major) in Computer Science, effective for the Fall 2019.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the College of Nursing, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning admission requirements for the Architecture Master Preparation Option, effective for the Fall 2019 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning first year transfer credit for the Sprachdiplom II Certificate program, effective upon approval by Senate.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning a revised Regulation on Examinations, Faculty of Engineering, effective September 1, 2018.

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 Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, as amended.*

[*The terms of reference for the Chair were amended, as follows:

a) the third bulleted item, in the section concerning evidence provided as part of a successful performance review, was revised to read: “Evidence of research productivity and impact commensurate with a research Chair in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,” and

b) the third bulleted item under the heading “Term of Appointment,” was revised to read: “The renewal of the appointment for an additional term(s) will be subject to a successful review of the incumbent’s performance commensurate with the mandate of the Chair, such a review to be carried out during the fourth year of the term.]

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning revised terms of reference for the Leslie F. Buggey Professorship in Pharmacy.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning revised terms of reference for the MINDERMAR Professorship in Human Simulation.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Centre for Earth Observation Sciences, regarding a recommendation that the Centre be renewed for a term of five (5) years, from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2022.

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 be renewed for a term of three (3) years, from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the University of Manitoba Transport Institute, regarding a recommendation that the Institute be renewed for a term of five (5) years, from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2022.