Senate Motions for May 15, 2013

The following motions were approved by the Senate at its meeting on May 15, 2013:


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 17, 2013.

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

THAT, subject to the approval of a Professorship in Stem Cell Research, the Professorship be named “The Bihlers’ Professorship in Stem Cell Research,” and

THAT, subject to the approval of a Professorship in Pharmacy, the Professorship be named “The Leslie F. Buggey Professorship in Pharmacy.”

THAT Gustavo Mejicanos be nominated to serve as the voting student Senator on the Senate Executive Committee.

THAT Senate approve:

(i) the Report of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes;

(ii) The Report of the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Course Changes on Lapsed Courses;

(iii) the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies regarding Revisions to the English Language Exemption List [February 27, 2013];
(iv) the Report of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Graduate Studies on Course and Curriculum Changes regarding the Departments of Economics, Native Studies, Psychology, and Sociology [March 22, 2013];
(v) the Report of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Graduate Studies on Course and Curriculum Changes regarding the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, the Department of Interior Design, and the Faculty of Architecture [April 16, 2013]; and

(vi) a Proposal from Extended Education for an Integrated Support Worker (ISW) Certificate.

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on April 3, 2013 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, 2013 and ending on May 31, 2016:

Dean Jay Doering (re-appointment), representing Architecture and Engineering;
Dean Neal Davies (new appointment), representing Law, Pharmacy, and Environment, Earth, and Resources;
Professor Marie Edwards (re-appointment), representing Nursing, Social Work, and Student Affairs.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards - Part B [dated April 9, 2013].

THAT Senate approve a proposal from the Université de Saint-Boniface regarding the introduction of a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Studies, and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) in Political Studies.

THAT Senate approve the articulation agreement between the University of Manitoba and Assiniboine Community College concerning credit for graduates of the Agribusiness diploma in the Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness, for a term of five years effective September 1, 2013.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies regarding revisions to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Academic Guide, as amended, effective September 1, 2013.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Rules and Procedures regarding revisions to the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Council Bylaw, effective upon approval by Senate.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research regarding the establishment of the policy Responsible Conduct of Research - Code of Research Ethics.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations [dated May 15, 2013].

THAT Senate approve the revised policy on Co-Curricular Record and corresponding Co-Curricular Record Procedures, effective September 1, 2013.