Meeting of the Senate

Thursday 17 February 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 20 January 2011 (PDF*, 502 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    3. Business Arising from the Minutes
    4. Provost's Report (Appendix B, page 12)
      1. [Information]
        Preliminary report of the Enrolment Planning Task Force (PDF*, 782 KB)
      2. [Information]
        Professional Masters of Engineering Program (PDF*, 299 KB) - revised tuition fee recommendations 2011-2012
    5. Other Reports requested by Senate

      None received

  2. Question Period

    None Received

  3. Reports of Committees

    1. Academic Development (Appendix C, page 26)
      1. [Action]
        Enrolment Plan 2011 – 2012 (PDF*, 387 KB)
    2. Academic Plan Task Force (Appendix D, page 36)

    Senate will move into Informal Session (4:00-5:00 p.m)

      1. [60-minute discussion]
        Senate will resume its regular business (PDF*, 271 KB)

    Senate will resume its regular business

    1. Advisory Research (Appendix E, page 37)
      1. [Information]
        CORE status changed to Research Group (PDF*, 582 KB)
      2. [Action]
        Request for formal centre status for the Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research (ePower) (PDF*, 4,066 KB)
    2. Agenda (Appendix F, page 78)
      1. [Action]
        Senate meeting dates 2011-2012 (PDF*, 303 KB)
    3. Nominating Report (Appendix G, page 80)
      1. [Action]
        Elections (PDF*, 267 KB)
    4. Operations Review
      1. [Information]
        Functions of the Senate – Oral update from Chair
  4. Reports of Faculties and Affiliated Colleges

    None Received

  5. Motions

    None Received

  6. [Information]

    Communications and Reports Submitted to Senate

    1. Research Report (PDF*, 448 KB) (Appendix H, page 81)
    2. Extension of review deadlines (PDF*, 275 KB) for the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) and the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute (CRI) (Appendix I, page 85)
  7. Matters Referred to Standing Committees (Appendix J, page 86)

    1. Proposed amendments to the name, terms of reference and composition of the IARC (PDF*, 405 KB) [Referred to Senate Operations Review Committee (SORC)]
  8. Other Business

    None Received

  9. Closed Session

    Not Required


G. Moore
Secretary of the Senate

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