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Queen's University
 

Agenda


MEETING OF THE SENATE

Tuesday, 30 October 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 Meeting of 25 September 2012 (PDF*, 494 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    4. Business Arising from the Minutes
      None
    5. [Information]
    6. Principal's Report (Appendix B, page 17)
      1. Schedule Highlights September-October 2012 (PDF*, 756 KB)
    7. [Information]
    8. Provost's Report (Appendix C, page 18) 
      1. Report to Senate (PDF*, 278 KB)
    9. [Information]
    10. COU Academic Colleague's Report 
      1. Council of Ontario Universities (COU) meeting, October 11, 2012.  Oral report by Senator Oosthuizen, Academic Colleague
  2. Question Period

    (Appendix D, page 20)
    1. Commercial advertisements on campus - follow-up from September 25, 2012 (PDF*, 244 KB)
    2. Teaching of communication skills and discipline-specific training in writing. (PDF*, 244 KB)
    3. Queen's National Scholar Program (PDF*, 244 KB)
    4. CAUT Report (PDF*, 248 KB)
    5. New Residence buildings (PDF*, 244 KB)
    6. Senior Administration consultation with Senate (PDF*, 245 KB)
    7. Short-term mental health initiatives (PDF*, 247 KB)
  3. Reports of Committees (Action items first)

    1. Nominating  (Appendix E, page 27)
        [Action]
      1. Elections to Committees (PDF*, 252 KB)
    2. Academic Procedures (Appendix F, page 28)
        [Action]
      1. Proposal to amend the Policy on Transcript Terminology for Students withdrawing from Queen's University (PDF*, 267 KB)
    3. Advisory Research (Appendix G, page 32)
        [Action]
      1. Request for formal centre status for the Surveillance Studies Centre (PDF*, 1057 KB)
    4. Operations Review Committee (Appendix H, page 57)
        [Discussion]
      1. Report to Senate (PDF*, 253 KB)
    5. Academic Planning Task Force (Appendix I, page 58)
        [Discussion]
      1. Report to Senate (PDF*, 253 KB)
    6. Queen's University Planning Committee
        [Information]
      1. Oral Report by Senator Bakhurst
    7. Library Committee (Appendix J, page 60)
        [Information]
      1. Annual Report 2011 - 2012 (PDF*,  342KB)
  4. Report of Faculties

      None received
  5. Motions

    (Appendix K, page 64)
    1. Queen's for-credit courses to pass Curriculum Committee Review submitted by Senator Jones (PDF*, 246 KB) 
    2. Revision of Rules of Procedure submitted by Senator Berkok (PDF*, 244 KB) 
  6. Communications

    [Information]

    1. Board of Trustees Meeting - September 28, 2012 (PDF*, 254 KB) (Appendix L, page 66)
    2. Research Report (PDF*, 403 KB) (Appendix M, page 68)
    3. Safe Disclosure Reporting and Investigation - Annual Report 2011-2012 (PDF*, 248KB) (Appendix N, page 71)
  7. Matters Referred to Standing Committees

    (Appendix O, page 72)
    1. Changes to Senate Procedure [Referred to the Senate Operations Review Committee (SORC)] (PDF*, 258 KB)
  8. Other Business

  9. Closed Session

      Not required

      L. Knox
      Secretary of the Senate

     

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