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Senate in brief

Highlights from the Feb. 24 meeting of Senate

Consent Agenda

Senate received:

  • A report from the Senate Committee on Academic Development (SCAD)
  • A report from the Senate Cyclical Program Review Committee (SCPRC)
  • A report from the Senate Governance and Nominating Committee (SGNC)
  • A report from the Senate Committee on Non-Academic Discipline (SONAD)
  • A report from the Senate Residence Committee (SRC)
  • The 2013-14 annual report from the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid (SCSSA)
  • The Senate research report
  • The Advancement report

Principal’s Report

In addition to his written report and schedule highlights, the Principal provided the following updates:

  • The Principal attended the 30th instalment of the Queen’s Model United Nations
  • Along with the Rector, the Principal is co-hosting a student leadership summit at the end of March
  • The Principal addressed the topic of online comments related to HLTH 102

Provost’s Report

In addition to his written report, Provost Harrison provided the following updates:

  • The Provost addressed the topic of HLTH 102
  • He noted that Queen’s is receiving funding for the development of 20 online courses and modules through the Ontario Online Initiative and received over 20% of the funding distributed

Committee Motions and Reports

Senate approved:

Senate received:

Senate discussed Senate composition in Committee of the Whole

Reports of Faculties and Schools

Senate received reports from:

Motions

Senate approved a motion regarding the reporting of the Human Rights Office.

Question Period

Tom Harris, Vice-Principal (Advancement) provided a written response to a question regarding fundraising costs.

Communications

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