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Queen's University
 

Agenda


MEETING OF THE SENATE

Tuesday, 28 February 2012, 3:30 p.m.
Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202


  1. Opening Session

      [Action]
    1. Adoption of Agenda
    2. [Action]
    3. Adoption of the Minutes of the 24 January 2012 Meeting  (PDF*, 385) (Appendix A, page 1)
    4. [Information]
    5. Business Arising from the Minutes(Appendix B, page 9)
      1. Senator Morelli – regarding misinformation presented to Senate (PDF*, 266)
    6. [Information]
    7. Principal's Report (Appendix C, page 10)
      1. Written report and schedule highlights (PDF*, 413)
    8. Provost's Report
    9. Other Reports requested by Senate
    10. None
  2. Question Period

    (Appendix D, page 14)
    1. From Senator Young on academic freedom. Written response provided (PDF*, 264)
    2. From Senator Jones on the Principal’s Report, 24 January 2012. Written response provided. (PDF*, 276)
  3. Reports of Committees (Action items first)

    1. Academic Development (Appendix E, page 17)
      1. [Action]
        Proposal to introduce a Graduate Certificate in Community Relations for the Extractive Industriesin the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Graduate Studies (PDF*, 713)

        Note - Distribution of Appendix E, pages 22 - 107 to Senators only

    2. Nominating (Appendix F, page 108)
      1. [Action]
        Elections (PDF*, 261)
    3. Academic Procedures (Appendix G, page 109)
      1. [Information]
        Report to Senate on grading practices (PDF*, 345)
    4. Non-Academic Discipline (Appendix H, page 116)
      1. [Information]
        Annual report to Senate 2010-2011 (PDF*, 266)
    5. Operations Review
      1. [Information]
        Oral report from the Chair
  4. Reports of Faculties and Affiliated Colleges

      None received
  5. Motions

    (Appendix I, page 117)
      [Action]
    1. Establishment of the Academic Planning Task Force (2012-2013) - submitted by Senator Morelli (PDF*, 259)
    2. [Action]
    3. Senate authority on academic decisions- submitted by Senator Jones (PDF*, 273)
  6. Communications and Reports Submitted to Senate

      [Information]
    1. Honorary Degree recipients for Spring and Fall 2012 (PDF*, 317) (Appendix J, page 119)
    2. [Information]
    3. Research Report (PDF*, 472) (Appendix K, page 120)
  7. Matters Referred to Standing Committees

      None Received
  8. Other Business

      None Received
  9. Closed Session

      Not Required
  10. G. Moore

    Secretary of the Senate

    *PDF files can be viewed using Adobe Reader.

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