Senate Motions for February 6, 2019
 

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:

  • the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program, Curriculum and Regulation Changes concerning the Faculty of Music and the Department of Physical Therapy, effective September 1, 2019;
  • a request from the Max Rady College of Medicine, to have the following academic regulations take effect immediately:
    • revisions to the CPGME Resident Assessment, Promotion, Remediation, Probation, Suspension and Dismissal policy, for Postgraduate Medical Education Residents in time-based residency programs;
    • proposed policy on CPGME Resident Assessment, Progression/Promotion, Remediation, Probation, Suspension and Dismissal/Withdrawal for Competency-Based Medical Education Residency Programs (RCPSC);
    • proposed policy on CPGME Resident Assessment, Progression/Promotion, Remediation, Probation, Suspension and Dismissal/Withdrawal for Competency-Based Medical Education Residency Programs (CFPC).

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:

  • RE: Faculty of Architecture;
  • RE: Asper School of Business;
  • RE: Department of Environment and Geography;
  • RE: Department of Occupational Therapy;
  • RE: Department of Pathology;
  • RE: Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology.

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.