Senate Motions for May 15, 2019
 

The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on May 15, 2019:


THAT the candidates recommended for a degree 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, 2019.

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;
  • Report of Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Program and Curriculum Changes RE: BFAR Statements, Departments of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning; Educational Administration, Foundations and Psychology; Dental Diagnostics and Surgical Sciences; Economics; English, Theatre, Film & Media; Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Biochemistry and Medical Genetics; Faculty of Education; and
  • Report of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Graduate Studies on Course and Curriculum Changes RE: Departments of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Economics, and Geological Sciences [March 28, 2019].

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on April 3, 2019 be approved as circulated.

THAT the following nominations to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate for:

a) three-year terms beginning June 1, 2019 ending May 31, 2022:

  • Professor Witold Kinsner (re-appointment, Senator), representing Architecture and Engineering;
  • Professor Marie Edwards (re-appointment), representing Health Sciences;

b)    a two-year term beginning June 1, 2019 and ending May 31, 2021:

  • Professor Jitendra Paliwal (new appointment, Senator) representing Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environment, Earth, and Resources;

c) a one-year term beginning June 1, 2019 and ending May 31, 2020:

  • Ms. Katelyn Casalla (student member)

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated April 4, 2019].

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards concerning the establishment a Student Awards policy, effective July 1, 2019.

THAT Senate approve modifications to the Preliminary Engineering Program, Faculty of Engineering, with curriculum modifications to take effect September 1, 2019, and revised admission requirements effective for the Fall 2020 intake.

THAT Senate approve undergraduate course changes beyond nine credit hours in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, effective September 1, 2019.

THAT Senate approve the Reports of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies on Course, Curriculum and Regulation Changes, effective for the next available term:

  • RE: Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics;
  • RE: Department of Educational Administration, Foundations and Psychology;
  • RE: Department of Geological Sciences;
  • RE: Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases;
  • RE: Department of Religion.

THAT Senate approve a proposal for a Baccalauréat ès arts général avec majeure avancée en histoire at the Université de Saint-Boniface.

THAT Senate approve a proposal for a Baccalauréat ès arts général avec majeure avancée en leadership interculturel at the Université de Saint-Boniface.

THAT Senate approve a proposal for a Baccalauréat ès arts avec double spécialisation at the Université de Saint-Boniface.

THAT Senate approve revised academic regulations for the Baccalauréat ès arts général, Université de Saint-Boniface.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised Direct Entry admission requirements for the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, effective for the Fall 2021 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised Direct Entry admission requirements for the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, effective for the Fall 2021 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised Advanced Entry admission requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, effective for the Fall 2020 intake.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, including a recommendation that the Centre be granted an extension to December 31, 2019.

THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research concerning a proposal to convert the Dr. Lyonel G. Israels Professorship in Hematology to a Chair, as amended.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations [dated May 7, 2019].

THAT Senate approve a request from the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), to modify the terms of reference for the Senate Executive Committee, to add the Deputy Provost (Academic Planning and Programs) as an Assessor.