Senate Motions for May 13, 2015


The following motions were approved by the Senate at its meeting on May 13, 2015:


THAT the list of candidates recommended for degrees notwithstanding a deficiency be approved.

THAT the list of graduands provided to the University Secretary by the Registrar be approved, subject to the right of Deans and Directors to initiate late changes with the Registrar up to May 15, 2015.

THAT the report on medals and prizes provided to the University Secretary be approved by Senate.

THAT Senate approve:

  • the Report of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes – Part A;
  • the Report of the Senate Committee on Medical Qualifications RE: Dr. Katya Rozovsky;
  • the Reports of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Graduate Studies on Course and Curriculum Changes
  • RE: Asper School of Business (Master of Business Administration) and Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics [February 20, 2015]
  • RE: Department of Sociology [March 25, 2015]; 
  • Academic and Program Regulations for Undergraduate Programs in Family Social Sciences.

THAT the following nominations to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate for three-year terms beginning June 1, 2015 and ending on May 31, 2018:

  • Professor Sandra Kouritzin (re-appointment), representing Education;
  • Professor Gordon Fitzell (re-appointment, Senator), representing Music;
  • Professor Helen Cameron (re-appointment) representing Science.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated March 31, 2015].

THAT Senate approve and recommend that the Board of Governors approve, a recommendation from the Acting Dean to close the Faculty of Human Ecology, effective July 1, 2015.

THAT Senate approve the Reports of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation and the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes concerning revised Entrance and Continuation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (Major) programs, Faculty of Science, effective September 1, 2015.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning a revised Admissions Policy for the Undergraduate Medical Education Program, College of Medicine, effective for the September 2016 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning a revised Admissions Policy for the Bachelor of Nursing program, College of Nursing, effective for the September 2016 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes concerning Major Curriculum Revisions, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, effective September 1, 2015.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes on modifications to the Basic Faculty Regulations for the Bachelor of Arts General, Advanced, Honours, and Integrated Studies Degrees concerning the science requirement, Faculty of Arts, effective September 1, 2015.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning a proposed Policy on Non-Academic Requirements for Graduate Nursing Programs, effective September 1, 2015.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revisions to the policy on Immunization for the Bachelor of Nursing Program, College of Nursing, effective September 1, 2015.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Instruction and Evaluation concerning revisions to the policy on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification for the Baccalaureate Program for Registered Nurses, College of Nursing, effective June 1, 2015.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the University of Manitoba Transport Institute, regarding a recommendation that the Institute be granted an additional six-month extension, ending December 31, 2015.