Senate Motions for June 22, 2016


The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on June 22, 2016:


THAT Ms. Allison Kilgour serve as the voting member on the Senate Executive Committee.

THAT Senate approve the:

  • Report of the Senate Committee on Medical Qualifications RE: Dr. Quais Mujawar;
  • Reports of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Graduate Studies on Course and Curriculum Changes:
    • RE: Department of Psychology [April 20, 2016]
    • RE: Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics and Physician Assistant Studies Program [May 18, 2016].

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on May 18, 2016 be approved as circulated.

THAT Senate approve revisions to the Voluntary Withdrawal policy, the Authorized Withdrawal policy and procedure, the Grade Point Averages policy, and the introduction of a Repeated Course policy, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT the following nominations to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate for three-year terms ending May 31, 2019:

      a) Professor Witold Kinsner (new appointment, Senator), representing Architecture and Engineering;
      b) Professor Marie Edwards (re-appointment), representing Health Sciences;
      c) Ms. Vera Keown (re-appointment) representing Libraries and Student Affairs; and

THAT the following nominations be approved by Senate for one-year terms ending May 31, 2017:

      a) Mr. Ifeanyi Nwachukwu (new appointment, graduate student);
      b) Ms Mercy Oluwafemi (new appointment, undergraduate student).

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning a Policy on Recognition for Prior Learning for the Master of Education degree, Université de Saint-Boniface, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes concerning a proposal for a University of Manitoba Collaborative Ph.D. Program, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Regulation Changes concerning Revisions to the Academic Guide, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve a proposal to change the name of the Department of Medical Microbiology to “Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,” effective upon approval by the Board.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [May 9, 2016].

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning a proposal for a Direct Entry Admission Category for the Interdisciplinary Health Programs, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, effective for the September 2017 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning a proposal from Enrolment Services to modify Terminology used in Special Consideration Categories for Admission, effective for the September 2017 intake.

THAT Senate approve graduate course changes beyond nine credit hours in the Department of Environment and Geography, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning a revised policy and procedure on Responsibilities of Academic Staff with Regard to Students, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations [dated June 8, 2016], as amended.

THAT Senate approve revisions to the Student Accessibility Appeal Procedure, effective upon approval by Senate.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Approved Teaching Centres RE: Cross-Registered Courses and Instructors for 2016-2017.