Thursday 28 April 2011, 3:30 p.m.
Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202

  1. Opening Session

    1. Adoption of Agenda
    2. Adoption of the Minutes of the Meeting of 24 March 2011 (PDF*, 415 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    3. Business Arising from the Minutes
    4. Principal's Report
    5. Provost's Report
    6. Reports requested by Senate
      1. [Information]
        Council of Ontario Universities (COU) meeting of April 7/8  (PDF*, 272 KB) – Report by Senator Oosthuizen, Academic Colleague (Appendix B, page 11)
  2. Question Period

    None Received

  3. Reports of Committees

    1. Academic Development(Appendix C, page 13)
      1. [Action]
        Proposal to introduce an Admission Policy for direct-entry undergraduate Aboriginal
        (PDF*, 582 KB)
      2. [Action]
        Proposal to introduce a Medieval Studies Minor/General Plan (PDF*, 2,189 KB) in the Faculty of Arts and Science
      3. [Action]
        Proposal to introduce a Spanish Latin American Studies Minor(PDF*, 1,657 KB) in the Faculty of Arts and Science
    2. Academic Planning Task Force (Appendix D, page 50)
      1. [Information: 45-minute discussion]
        Progress report (PDF*, 285 KB) from the Task Force
    3. Academic Procedures(Appendix E, page 53)
      1. [Information]
        Academic Sessional Dates and Faith Dates (PDF*, 266 KB)
      2. [Information]
        Approved hood design for the Masters of Public Health Program (PDF*, 269 KB)
    4. Nominating(Appendix F, page 56)
      1. [Action]
        Elections (PDF*, 288 KB)
    5. Operations Review(Appendix G, page 58)
      1. [Action]
        Functions of Senate (PDF*, 350 KB)
      2. [Action]
        Proposed Terms of Reference for Senate Cyclical Program (PDF*, 315 KB) Review Committee (SCPRC)
    6. Queen’s University Planning Committee
      1. [Information]
        Oral update from the Chair
    7. Senate Working Group to Review the Harassment/Discrimination Complaint Policy and Procedure(Appendix H, page 69)
      1. [Withdrawal of Notice of Motion]
        Revised Harassment/Discrimination Complaint Policy and Procedure (PDF*, 265 KB)
  4. Reports of Faculties and Affiliated Colleges

    None Received

  5. Motions

    None Received

  6. [Information]

    Communications and Reports Submitted to Senate

    1. Closure of Research in Information Security Kingston (PDF*, 261 KB) (RISK) Group
      (Appendix I, page 70)
    2. Research Report (PDF*, 517 KB) (Appendix J, page 71)
  7. Matters Referred to Standing Committees

    None Received

  8. Other Business

    None Received

  9. Closed Session

    Not Required


G. Moore
Secretary of the Senate

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