The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on May 17, 2017:
THAT the candidate 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 19, 2017.
THAT the report on medals and prizes provided to the University Secretary be approved by Senate.
THAT Senate approve the nomination of Mr. David (Skye) Kushner to serve as the voting member on the Senate Executive Committee.
THAT Senate approve:
THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on April 5, 2017 be approved as circulated.
THAT the following nominations to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate for three-year terms ending May 31, 2020:
a) Professor Robert Biscontri (re-appointment, Senator), representing Management, Law, and Social Work;
b) Professor Pamela Perkins (re-appointment), representing Arts; and
c) Professor Barbara Shay (new appointment, Senator) representing Health Sciences.
THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated April 4, 2017].
THAT Senate recommend that the Board of Governors approve a proposal to establish a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), in the College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, with the understanding that the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) not implement the program until satisfied that there would be sufficient space and sufficient resources in the budget of the Faculty of Health Sciences to support the ongoing operation of the program.
THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised admission requirements for four-year degree programs in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, effective for the September 2018 intake.
THAT Senate approve Undergraduate Course Changes Beyond Nine Credit Hours for the Department of Supply Chain Management, I.H. Asper School of Business, effective September 1, 2017.
THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations [dated April 17, 2017].