Faculty Board

Functions of Faculty Board

  • To recommend to the Senate programs of study leading to degrees, and for-credit diplomas and certificates, and the conditions of admission;
  • To submit to the Senate names for both ordinary and honorary degrees;
  • To recommend the sessional dates, subject to the approval of the Senate;
  • To control registration subject to the approval of the Senate;
  • To deal with class failures;
  • To exercise academic supervision over students;
  • To make such recommendations to the Senate as the Faculty may deem expedient for promoting the efficiency of the University;
  • To pass such regulations and bylaws as may be necessary for the exercise of the functions of the Faculty.  

These functions shall be exercised by the Faculty Board either by motion duly moved and passed, or by bylaw.

By-Laws of the Faculty  

Amended March, 2017

Standing Committees

The following shall be the standing committees of the Faculty of Arts and Science (see ByLaw 1, Article 30):

  • Committee of Departments (all meetings will be hybrid and are at 3:30pm EST)
    • September 9, 2022
    • October 7, 2022
    • November 11, 2022
    • December 16, 2022
    • January 13, 2023
    • February 10, 2023
    • March 10, 2023
    • April 14, 2023
    • May 12, 2023
    • June 9, 2023

Location TBD 
Zoom information TBD 
Pleases submit agenda items to deanartsci@queensu.ca.

  • Board of Studies
    • The Board of Studies is the final appeal in the Faculty of Arts and Science for students' appeals of incomplete grades, final grades, requirements to withdraw and other decisions determined by the Associate Dean (Academic).
    • The Board membership consists of
      • three students
      • nine faculty members from a cross-section of Arts and Science departments
    • All Board hearings shall be heard by four members, one of whom in normally a student. Members who are close to the case, or for other reasons need to declare a conflict of interest, will not be in attendance.
      • a secretary to the Board and
      • an informational officer from the Arts and Science Student Services Office.
    • The Associate Dean (Academic) is not a member of the Board but will attend when a student chooses to appear before the Board. The Associate Dean (Academic) is there to clarify specific aspects of his or her decision and to speak to the larger context of the decision within the Faculty of Arts and Science policies, regulations and practices.
  • Procedures Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Health and Saftey Committee
    • Queen's University is committed to the prevention of illness and injury through the provision and maintenance of a healthy and safe campus. The University endeavours to meet its responsibilities for the health and safety of the members of its community by complying with relevant health and safety standards and legislative requirements, and by assigning general and specific responsibilities for workplace health and safety. Click here for more information about Health and Safety in the Faculty of Arts and Science.
  • Academic Integrity and Conduct Panel
  • Academic Orientation Committee
  • Awards Committee 

Committee Members will be presented for vote at the September Faculty Board meeting.

2022-23 Meetings and Reports

Meeting Dates

Meeting of Faculty Board will be held at 3:30pm via Zoom ONLY.

  • September 23, 2022
  • October 21, 2022
  • November 18, 2022
  • December 9, 2022
  • January 20, 2023
  • February 17, 2023
  • March 24, 2023
  • April 21, 2023

Please submit agenda items to fasfb@queensu.ca.

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Agendas and Attachments

Dean's Written Report

Associate Deans' Written Reports

Board Minutes