Senate Motions for June 19, 2013

The following motions were approved by the Senate at its meeting on June 19, 2013:


THAT Senate approve the Reports of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Departments of Biosystems Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and English, Film, and Theatre, and the Report of the Senate Committee on Approved Teaching Centres.

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on May 15, 2013 be approved as amended.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Report of the Senate Planning and Priorities Committee concerning the Strategic Enrolment Management Planning Framework 2013 - 2018.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated May 14, 2013].

THAT Senate approve the articulation agreement between the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, and the Inner Mongolia Agricultural University (IMAU) concerning credit for students, in a Bachelor of Science degree offered by the Faculty, who have successfully completed two years in the Joint Student Transfer Program at IMAU.  The agreement is for a term of five years effective September 1, 2013.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors a proposal from the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management regarding the Community Recreation and Active Living Diploma.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies concerning proposed Advisor – Student Guidelines, effective July 1, 2013.

THAT Senate approve the introduction of SWRK 3152 Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition of Field Practice in the Faculty of Social Work, effective September 1, 2013.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies concerning graduate course changes beyond nine credit hours in the Master of Social Work program.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revisions to the minimum requirements for the TOEFL internet based test score, effective September 1, 2013.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning a proposal to adopt a standard definition of Manitoba Resident for undergraduate admission purposes, effective September 1, 2013.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revisions to the Student Assessment Policy for the Four-Year Baccalaureate Nursing Program, effective September 1, 2013.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Rules and Procedures concerning revisions to the Faculty of Nursing Council Bylaws.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Rules and Procedures concerning revisions to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Council Bylaws.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning a proposal for an Endowed Research Professorship in Pharmacy Research.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning a proposal for an Endowed Research Professorship in Stem Cell Research.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research on the Periodic Review of the Centre on Aging regarding a recommendation that the Centre be renewed for a five-year period, effective September 3, 2013.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research on the Periodic Review of the Winnipeg Institute of Theoretical Physics regarding a recommendation that the Institute be renewed for a five-year period, effective September 3, 2013.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning a proposal for a Professorship in Government.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations [dated June 7, 2013].

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors a proposal to change the name of the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering to “Department of Mechanical Engineering”, effective upon approval by the Board of Governors.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Governing Document Development and Review Policy and Procedures.