Senate Motions for June 20, 2018
 

The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on June 20, 2018:


THAT Senate approve:

  • the Academic Schedule, 2019 Summer Term;
  • a revision to the Academic Schedule for 2018-2019, Max Rady College of Medicine;
  • the Reports of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes
    • RE: BFAR Statements, Departments of Community Health Sciences, Immunology, Religion, Sociology and Criminology, Mathematics, Microbiology, and College of Pharmacy;
    • RE: Department of Interior Design;
    • RE: Physics and Astronomy;
  • a request for extension, Articulation Agreement, University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness – Assiniboine Community College, Diploma in Agribusiness;
  • a request for extension, Articulation Agreement, University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Environmental Science – University College of the North, Natural Resources Management Technology Diploma;
  • the Report of the Senate Committee on Approved Teaching Centres RE: Cross-Registered Courses and Instructors for 2018-2019.

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on May 16, 2018 be approved as circulated.

THAT the following nominations to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate for three-year terms beginning June 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2021:

        a) Professor Bonnie Hallman (new appointment, Senator), representing Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environment, Earth, and Resources;

        b) Professor Helen Cameron (re-appointment), representing Science;

        c) Professor Steven Passmore (new appointment, Senator), representing Education, Kinesiology and Recreation Management, and Extended Education; and

THAT the following nominations to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate for one-year terms beginning June 1, 2018, and ending May 31, 2019:

        a) Ms. Nina Lam (Arts);

        b) Mr. Cody Ross (Graduate Studies).

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated May 10, 2018].

THAT Senate approve undergraduate curriculum and course changes proposed by the School of Art, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve undergraduate course changes beyond nine credit hours for the Faculty of Science, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning revisions to the Academic Guide, Faculty of Graduate Studies, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Biosystems Engineering, effective September 1, 2018.

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

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Geological Sciences, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Master of Nursing, College of Nursing, 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 Nursing, College of Nursing, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the College of Pharmacy, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Physical Therapy, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning the Department of Statistics, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Academic Dress concerning the Master of Finance.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised advanced entry admission requirements for degree programs in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, effective for the Fall 2019 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised admission requirements for Bachelor of Nursing degree, College of Nursing, effective for the Fall 2019 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised admission requirements for the Doctor of Medicine degree, Max Rady College of Medicine, effective for the Fall 2019 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning modification of the regulations on Maximum Attempts, Suspension, Reinstatement, and Degree Grade Point Average, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning modification of regulations on Graduating with Distinction or First Class Honours, Faculty of Arts, effective September 1, 2018.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning modification of the regulation on Accommodations for Missed Undergraduate Term Examinations, I.H. Asper School of Business, effective September 1, 2018.

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 term of five (5) years, from September 3, 2018 through September 2, 2023.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Winnipeg Institute for Theoretical Physics, regarding a recommendation that the Institute be renewed for a term of five (5) years, from September 3, 2018 through September 2, 2023.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Rules and Procedures concerning revisions to the Election of Students to Senate procedure, effective on approval by Senate.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Rules and Procedures concerning revisions to the Senate Meeting Rules, effective upon approval by Senate.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations, RE: recommendations for (i) faculty nominees to the Senate Committee on Academic Review, Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees, Senate Committee on Libraries, and Senate Committee on University Research, and (ii) student nominees to Senate committees, as outlined in the Report [dated June 5, 2018].

Professor Miller (Faculty of Arts) was ELECTED to the Senate Planning and Priorities Committee for a three-year term ending on May 31, 2021.

THAT Senate approve revisions to the policies on The Chancellor and Election of the Chancellor, effective on approval by the Board of Governors.

THAT Senate approve the recommendations in the Report of the Implementation Working Group for the Cooper Commission Report, effective upon approval by Senate.

THAT Senate approve the proposed framework for a review of the Summer Term Academic Schedule.