Senate Motions for January 6, 2016


The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on January 6, 2016:


THAT Senate approve the Reports of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Graduate Studies on Course and Curriculum Changes regarding the:

  • Departments of Classics, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, and Physical Therapy [November 18, 2015];
  • Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science [November 18, 2015].

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on December 2, 2015 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 10, 2015].

THAT Senate approve, and recommend that the Board of Governors approve, a proposal for a Bachelor of Midwifery program, to be offered jointly by the College of Nursing, University of Manitoba, and the Faculty of Health, University College of the North.

THAT Senate approved the Reports of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes and the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revised Graduation Requirements for the B.Sc.(Major) programs, Faculty of Science, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approved the Reports of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes and the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revised Entrance, Continuation, and Graduation Requirements for the B.Sc.(Honours) programs, Faculty of Science, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning a proposal for a Diversity Admission Policy, for the Bachelor of Education program, Faculty of Education, effective for the September 2017 intake, with a proviso that, in the first three years following the implementation of the policy, the Faculty forward the annual report of the Committee on Initial Teacher Education Program on the implications of the policy, to the Senate Committee on Admissions, for its review.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised admission requirements for the Bachelor of Education program, Université de Saint-Boniface, effective on approval by Senate.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning a proposal from Enrolment Services for a revised admission process for sequential high school students, effective for the September 2017 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revised Academic Regulations regarding Academic Standing, for the Bachelor of Education, Faculty of Education, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revised Academic Regulations related to Repeating a Course, for the Bachelor of Education, Faculty of Education, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning NURS 4560 Professional Foundations 7: Preparation for Nursing Practice, for the Bachelor of Nursing, College of Nursing, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning Revisions to Withdrawal Policies and Associated Changes be referred back to Senate Executive, with the understanding that (i) proponents of the policy revisions would remove the provision for Limited Access from the documents, for consideration at the February Senate meeting, and (ii) that there would be further discussion of the Limited Access provision.