Senate Motions for January 3, 2018


The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on January 3, 2018:


THAT Senate approve:

  • the Academic Schedule, 2018-2019
  • the Report of the Executive Committee of Graduate Studies on Course and Curriculum Changes RE: Department of Biosystems Engineering [November 21, 2017].

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on December 6, 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 November 14, 2017].

THAT Senate approve graduate course changes beyond nine credit hours for the Department of Civil Engineering, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Ph.D. in Applied Health Sciences, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations [dated December 12, 2017].

THAT Senate resume consideration of the Master of Human Rights program following postponement of that discussion at the meeting on April 5, 2017.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve a proposal for a Master of Human Rights degree (dated November 14, 2017), with the proviso that the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) not implement the program until satisfied that there would be sufficient space and sufficient funding to support the ongoing operation of the program.