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Queen's University
 

Agenda


Meeting of the Senate

Thursday 23 October 2008, 3:30 p.m.
Policy Studies 202


  1. Opening Session

    1. Adoption of Agenda
    2. Adoption of the Minutes of the Meeting of 25 September 2008 (PDF*, 670 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    3. Business Arising from the Minutes
    4. Chair's Report
    5. Other Reports
      1. [Information]
        Research Report (PDF*, 447 KB) (Appendix B, page 11)
      2. [Information]
        Board of Trustees Meeting, October 3-4, 2008 (PDF*, 253 KB) (Appendix C, page 14)
      3. [Information]
        Campus Planning and Development Report (PDF*, 276 KB) (Appendix D, page 16)
      4. [Information]
        Teaching Awards 2007-2008 (PDF*, 287 KB) (Appendix E, page 20)
      5. [Information]
        Associate Vice-Principal and Dean of Student Affairs Annual Report (PDF*, 789 KB) (Publication to be Distributed at Meeting)
  2. Question Period (Appendix F, page 28)

    1. From Senator J. Welsh (PDF*, 231 KB), President, SGPS, regarding the Reaching Higher program and allocations to support Graduate Students. Response to be provided at the November 27, 2008 Senate Meeting.
    2. From Senator J. Welsh (PDF*, 231 KB), President, SGPS, regarding a progress report to Senate on recommendations contained in the report entitled “Systemic Racism Towards Faculty of Colour and Aboriginal Faculty at Queen’s University – Report on the 2003 Study, Understanding the Experiences of Visible Minority and Aboriginal Faculty Members at Queen’s University” and on the Senate Educational Equity Committee’s response. Response to be provided at the November 27, 2008 Senate Meeting.
  3. Reports of Committees

    1. Academic Development and Budget Review (Appendix G, page 29)
      1. [Action]
        Proposed MA Program in Gender Studies in the School of Graduate Studies and Research (PDF*, 1,150 KB)
      2. [Action]
        Proposed Masters of Engineering Education in the School of Graduate Studies and Research (PDF*, 1,760 KB)
    2. Academic Procedures (Appendix H, page 91)
      1. [Action]
        Policy on Academic Integrity Procedures – Requirements of Faculties & Schools (PDF*, 1,248 KB)
      2. [Information]
        Report on Spring Convocations (PDF*, 302 KB)
      3. [Information]
        Modifications to the B.A. and B.AH. Diplomas (PDF*, 249 KB)
      4. [Information]
        Annual Report 2007-2008 (PDF*, 234 KB)
      5. [Information]
        Report on the Number and Type of Academic Dishonesty Cases Reviewed in 2007-2008 (PDF*, 232 KB)
    3. Nominating (Appendix I, page 111)
      1. [Action]
        Elections (PDF*, 241 KB)
    4. Operations Review (Appendix J, page 112)
      1. [Action]
        Proposed changes to the Terms of Reference for the Senate Orientation Activities Review Board (SOARB) (PDF*, 717 KB)
  4. Reports of Faculties and Affiliated Colleges

    None Received

  5. Motions

    None Received

  6. Communications (Appendix K, page 115)

    1. [Information]
      Annual Report of the Council on Employment Equity (PDF*, 1,237 KB)
  7. Matters Referred to Standing Committees

    None Received

  8. Other Business

    None Received

  9. Closed Session (Appendix L, page 125)

    1. [Action]
      Report of the Senate Committee on Academic Development and the Senate Budget Review Committee regarding the naming of the Department of Mining Engineering (PDF*, 692 KB)

 

G. Moore
Secretary of the Senate

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