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Queen's University

Academic Development

(as revised May 27, 2014)

SCAD Meeting Schedule

To formulate and recommend to the Senate principles, policies, and priorities for the academic development of the University;

To formulate, adopt, and oversee rigorous processes for on-going academic planning that are responsive to changing needs in teaching and learning, including the regular monitoring of the implementation of the University's Academic Plan and its periodic revision and renewal.

To advise the Senate on the establishment of any faculty, school, centre, institute, department, or chair;

To advise the Senate on proposals from faculties, schools, centres, and institutes, for new programs of study leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate;

To advise the Senate on proposals from faculties, schools, centres, and institutes, for changes in the conditions of admission to, or in the standards and qualifications required for completion of, existing programs of study;

To advise the Senate on any adjustments which may be necessary to co-ordinate proposals from faculties, schools, centres, and institutes;

To advise on the coordination of the admissions procedures of the different faculties, and schools;

To advise the Senate on the proposed annual enrolment plan developed by the University Registrar.


2 Ex Officio Members
Principal or delegate
Academic Colleague

8 Elected Members
4 faculty
2 members of the Alma Mater Society
1 member of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students
1 staff


Membership Department Student Year Status Term Ends
H. Abdollah Medicine Elected Sep-2015
L. Anstey Education-Curriculum Studies Ph.D'15 Elected Sep-2014
L. Daneshmend Provost and VP (Academic) Ex Officio
I. Duchaine B.A.H'14 Elected Sep-2014
J. Emrich Law Elected Sep-2015
A. Gill Elected Sep-2014
A. Jack-Davies Gender Studies Elected Sep-2015
L. Colgan Education Ex Officio
K. McAuley Chemical Engineering Elected Sep-2014

1 vacancy 

Chair: L. Daneshmend
Secretary: P. Watkin 

Subcommittee: Review of the Senate Policy on Establishment and Designation of Endowed Chairs, Professorships and Lectureships

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