The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on February 6, 2019:
THAT the candidates recommended for a degree notwithstanding a deficiency be approved.
THAT the list of graduands provided to the University Secretary by the Registrar be approved, subject to the right of Deans and Directors to initiate late changes with the Registrar up to February 8, 2019.
THAT Senate approve:
THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on January 9, 2019 be approved as circulated.
THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards - Part B [dated December 18, 2018].
THAT Senate approve the Reports of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Course, Curriculum and Regulation Changes, with changes to take effect September 1, 2019:
THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning the periodic review of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies, including a recommendation that the Centre be renewed for a term of two years, from January 7, 2019 - January 6, 2021, with the stipulations set out in the Report.
THAT Senate strongly recommends that the Board of Governors modify its procedures for the presidential search to stipulate that the names of the short-listed candidates be made known to Senate in Closed Session, that each short-listed candidate deliver a presentation of their vision of the University to a Closed Session of Senate, and that Senators be permitted to make submissions to the Search committee regarding their assessments of the short-listed candidates.