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Agenda


MEETING OF THE SENATE

Thursday 28 April 2011, 3:30 p.m.

Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202


  1. Opening Session

    1. Adoption of Agenda
    2. Adoption of the Minutes of the Meeting of 24 March 2011 (PDF*, 415 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    3. Business Arising from the Minutes
    4. Principal's Report
    5. Provost's Report
    6. Reports requested by Senate
      1. [Information]

        Council of Ontario Universities (COU) meeting of April 7/8  (PDF*, 272 KB) – Report by Senator Oosthuizen, Academic Colleague (Appendix B, page 11)

  2. Question Period

    None Received

  3. Reports of Committees

    1. Academic Development(Appendix C, page 13)
      1. [Action]

        Proposal to introduce an Admission Policy for direct-entry undergraduate Aboriginal

        candidates
        (PDF*, 582 KB)

      2. [Action]

        Proposal to introduce a Medieval Studies Minor/General Plan (PDF*, 2,189 KB) in the Faculty of Arts and Science

      3. [Action]

        Proposal to introduce a Spanish Latin American Studies Minor(PDF*, 1,657 KB) in the Faculty of Arts and Science

    2. Academic Planning Task Force (Appendix D, page 50)
      1. [Information: 45-minute discussion]

        Progress report (PDF*, 285 KB) from the Task Force http://www.queensu.ca/saptf/

    3. Academic Procedures(Appendix E, page 53)
      1. [Information]

        Academic Sessional Dates and Faith Dates (PDF*, 266 KB)

      2. [Information]

        Approved hood design for the Masters of Public Health Program (PDF*, 269 KB)

    4. Nominating(Appendix F, page 56)
      1. [Action]

        Elections (PDF*, 288 KB)

    5. Operations Review(Appendix G, page 58)
      1. [Action]

        Functions of Senate (PDF*, 350 KB)

      2. [Action]

        Proposed Terms of Reference for Senate Cyclical Program (PDF*, 315 KB) Review Committee (SCPRC)

    6. Queen’s University Planning Committee
      1. [Information]

        Oral update from the Chair

    7. Senate Working Group to Review the Harassment/Discrimination Complaint Policy and Procedure(Appendix H, page 69)
      1. [Withdrawal of Notice of Motion]

        Revised Harassment/Discrimination Complaint Policy and Procedure (PDF*, 265 KB)

  4. Reports of Faculties and Affiliated Colleges

    None Received

  5. Motions

    None Received

  6. [Information]

    Communications and Reports Submitted to Senate

    1. Closure of Research in Information Security Kingston (PDF*, 261 KB) (RISK) Group

      (Appendix I, page 70)
    2. Research Report (PDF*, 517 KB) (Appendix J, page 71)
  7. Matters Referred to Standing Committees

    None Received

  8. Other Business

    None Received

  9. Closed Session

    Not Required

 

G. Moore

Secretary of the Senate

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