Senate Motions for November 4, 2015

The following motions were approved by Senate at its meeting on November 4, 2015:


THAT Senate approve:

  • Revisions to the 2015-2016 Academic Schedule;
  • the Report of the Executive Committee of Graduate Studies on Course and Curriculum Changes RE: I.H. Asper School of Business and Departments of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics and Interior Design [September 23, 2015].

THAT the minutes of the Senate meeting held on October 7, 2015 be approved as circulated.

THAT the following nominations to the Senate Committee on Nominations be approved by Senate, for one-year terms ending May 31, 2016:

  • Ms. Bronte Charette (graduate student); and
  • Mr. Aser Hailu (undergraduate student).

THAT Senate approve and recommend that the Board of Governors approve the Report of the Senate Planning and Priorities Committee concerning an Admission Targets Policy and Procedure, effective upon approval by the Board of Governors.

THAT Senate approve and recommend to the Board of Governors, the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated September 22, 2015].

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Faculty Council of Graduate Studies concerning graduate course changes beyond nine credit hours in the Master of Business Administration program, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Admissions concerning revised admission requirements for the Post-baccalaureate Diploma in Engineering (Internationally Educated Engineers Qualification Program), Faculty of Engineering, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on University Research, on the periodic review of the Centre for Research and Treatment of Atherosclerosis, regarding a recommendation to renew the Centre for a period of five (5) years, ending December 31, 2020.

THAT Senate approve a proposal for an Articulation Agreement between the University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Degree, and Renmin University of China, International Foundation Program, effective September 2016.

THAT Senate approve the Report of the Senate Committee on Nominations [dated October 22, 2015].

THAT Senate approve the establishment of a two-day Fall Term Break, initially comprising the Thanksgiving Weekend and the Thursday and Friday immediately preceding, with a review to be completed annually for three years to determine the effect on instruction, including laboratory activities, and student outcomes.

THAT the Senate approve the Academic Schedule for 2016 – 2017.