The following motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the February 3, 2020 meeting:
Motions Approved in Open Session:
THAT the Board of Governors approve five new offers, thirteen revised offers, and the withdrawal of one offer, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards [dated October 24, 2019].
THAT the Board of Governors approve two new offers, six amended offers, and the withdrawal of six offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards [dated November 14, 2019].
THAT the Board of Governors approve the new Information Security Policy and Procedure effective upon approval of the Board.
THAT the Board of Governors approve increasing the spending rate of the University Investment Trust (endowment fund) from 4.25% to 4.50% for fiscal 2020/2021.
THAT the Board of Governors approve the establishment of the Institute for Global Public Health, for a five-year term, from December 4, 2019 through December 3, 2024 [as recommended by Senate, January 8, 2020].
THAT the Board of Governors approve the establishment of the Departments of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy, in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, effective upon approval [as recommended by Senate, January 1, 2020].
THAT the Board of Governors approve the revision of terms of reference to include the Vice-President (Indigenous) as a resource person to the Executive Committee; the Finance, Administration, & Human Resources Committee; and the Management Resources and Compensation Committee.
The Board received for information and discussion the following items:
The President’s Report
Proposal to Establish a Professorship in Business Sustainability
Academic Schedule for 2020 – 2021
Closure of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Cancer Control
Request to Increase Admission Target, Bachelor of Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management