Meeting of the Senate

Thursday 23 September 2010, 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 26 May 2010 (PDF*, 339 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    3. Business Arising from the Minutes
    4. Principal's Report
    5. Provost's Report
    6. [Information]
      Other Reports
      1. Research Report (PDF*, 842 KB) (Appendix B, page 10)
      2. Senate Committee Agenda Topics (PDF*, 541 KB) (Appendix C, page 24)
      3. Preliminary Report on Admissions and Enrolment – Oral Report by S. Pinchin, Associate University Registrar (Undergraduate Admission)
      4. Honorary Degrees Fall 2010 (PDF*, 294 KB) (Appendix D, page 28)
      5. Bader International Study Centre Tuition Fees (PDF*, 271 KB) (Appendix E, page 29)
  2. Question Period

    None Received

  3. Reports of Committees

    1. Academic Development (Appendix F, page 30)
      1. [Information]
        2009-2010 Omnibus Report (PDF*, 268 KB)
    2. Advisory Research (Appendix G, page 32)
      1. [Action]
        Revised Procedures Governing the Establishment of Research Centres and Institutes (PDF*, 860 KB)
      2. [Action]
        Proposed Amendment to Senate Policy on Integrity in Research (PDF*, 581 KB)
    3. Internal Academic Review (Appendix H, page 78)
      1. Internal Academic Review Reports (PDF*, 304 KB)
        1. [Action]
          Department of Chemistry (PDF*, 331 KB)
        2. [Action]
          Department of Chemical Engineering (PDF*, 353 KB)
        3. [Action]
          Department of Economics (PDF*, 339 KB)
        4. [Action]
          Department of Mathematics and Statistics (PDF*, 577 KB)
        5. [Action]
          Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining (PDF*, 335 KB)
        6. [Action]
          School of Music (PDF*, 334 KB)
        7. [Action]
          School of Nursing (PDF*, 324 KB)
    4. Nominating (Appendix I, page 99)
      1. [Action]
        Elections (PDF*, 266 KB)
    5. Non-Academic Discipline (Appendix J, page 100)
      1. [Action]
        Proposed Revision to Senate Policy on Student Appeals, Rights and Discipline (PDF*, 277 KB)
    6. Operations Review (Appendix K, page 102)

      Senate will move into informal session

      1. [45 minute Discussion]
        Interim Report on the Composition of the Senate (PDF*, 325 KB)

      Senate will resume its regular business

  4. Reports of Faculties and Affiliated Colleges

    None Received

  5. Motions

    None Received

  6. Communications

    None Received

  7. Matters Referred to Standing Committees (Appendix L, page 103)

    1. Faculty Senators Representing the School of Graduate Studies (PDF*, 568 KB) [Referred to the Senate Operations Review Committee (SORC)]
    2. University Student Appeal Board Ruling (PDF*, 565 KB) [Referred to the Senate Educational Equity Committee (SEEC)]
    3. Imagining the Future: Towards an Academic Plan for Queen’s University (PDF*, 1,029 KB) [Referred to the Senate Committee on Academic Development (SCAD)]
  8. Other Business

    None Received

  9. Closed Session – CONFIDENTIAL (**Appendix M, page 113)

    1. [Action]
      Report of the Honorary Degrees Committee



G. Moore
Secretary of the Senate

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