Meeting of the Senate

Thursday 25 March 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 18 February 2010 (PDF*, 932 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    3. Business Arising from the Minutes
    4. Chair's Report
    5. [Information]
      Other Reports
      1. Research Report (PDF*, 452 KB) (Appendix B, page 12)
      2. Board of Trustees Meeting – March 5/6 (PDF*, 264 KB) (Appendix C, page 15)
      3. Honorary Degree Recipients Spring 2010 (PDF*, 278 KB) (Appendix D, page 17)
  2. Question Period (Appendix E, page 18)

    1. From Senator Notash (PDF*, 251 KB) – What is the University doing to encourage Faculties and Units to implement the new Senate Educational Equity Policy (approved by Senate, Nov. 26, 2009). Oral response to be provided by Senator Deane, Vice-Principal (Academic)
    2. From Senators Santeramo and Oleschuk (PDF*, 231 KB) – Regarding the Senate Committee on Academic Procedures (SCAP) progress on issues around implementation of the new grading system. Oral response to be provided by C. Beach, Chair of SCAP
  3. Reports of Committees

    1. Academic Development (Appendix F, page 20)
      1. [Action]
        Enrolment Plan 2010/2011 – 2011/2012 (PDF*, 2,118 KB)
    2. Academic Procedures (Appendix G, page 31)
      1. [Action]
        Policy on Scholarships and Awards Appearing on Transcripts (PDF*, 630 KB)
    3. Advisory Research (Appendix H, page 33)
      1. [Action]
        Five-Year Review of the GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s - RMC (PDF*, 1,173 KB)
    4. Nominating (Appendix I, page 40)
      1. [Action]
        Elections (PDF*, 530 KB)
    5. Non-Academic Discipline (Appendix J, page 43)
      1. [Information]
        Annual Report 2008-2009 (PDF*, 463 KB)
      2. [Information]
        Report on Number of Non-Academic Discipline Cases Reviewed 2008-2009 (PDF*, 451 KB)
      3. [Action]
        Revision to Student Appeals, Rights and Discipline (SARD) Academic Integrity Terminology (PDF*, 516 KB)
    6. Operations Review (Appendix K, page 51)
      1. [Action]
        Change to Terms of Reference of the Senate Committee on Academic Procedures (SCAP)(PDF*, 252 KB)
      2. [Action]
        University Planning Committee (UPC) Proposal (PDF*, 266 KB)
  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 60)

    1. Change of Degree Program Names for Undergraduate Degrees in Gender Studies (PDF*, 467 KB) [Referred to the Senate Committee on Academic Development (SCAD)]
  8. Other Business (Appendix M, page 62)

    Senate will move into informal session

    1. [Information]
      Report of the Working Group to review the Harassment/Discrimination Complaint Policy and Procedures (PDF*, 933 KB)

    Senate will resume its regular business

  9. Closed Session

    Not Required


G. Moore
Secretary of the Senate

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