Meeting of the Senate

Thursday 28 January 2010, 3:30 p.m.
Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202

Preliminary Proceedings: The T. Geoffrey Flynn Advancement Champion Award will be presented by Principal Woolf to Alistair MacLean, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science

  1. Opening Session

    1. Adoption of Agenda
    2. Adoption of the Minutes of the Meeting of 26 November 2009 (PDF*, 1142 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    3. Business Arising from the Minutes
    4. Chair's Report
    5. [Information]
      Other Reports
      1. Research Report (PDF*, 455 KB) (Appendix B, page 11)
      2. Board of Trustees Meeting, Dec. 4-5, 2009 (PDF*, 251 KB) (Appendix C, page 14)
      3. International Centre – Annual Report 2008 (PDF*, 720 KB) (Enclosed)
      4. Coordinator of Dispute Resolution Mechanisms – Annual Report 2008-2009 (PDF*, 284 KB) (Appendix D, page 16)
      5. Exit Poll 2009 – Results
      6. Report on the Annual Budget 2009-10​ 
  2. Question Period (Appendix E, page 23)

    1. Question Submitted by Senator Christie (PDF*, 244 KB) for the November 26, 2009 Senate Meeting regarding what departments are being told by their deans about academic planning taking precedence over financial planning – Written response from Principal Woolf
    2. Question Submitted by Senator Stevens (PDF*, 225 KB) for the November 26, 2009 Senate Meeting regarding the University’s proposal to effectively manage a growing graduate student population – Oral response to be provided by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies
  3. Reports of Committees

    1. Advisory Research (Appendix F, page 25)
      1. [Information]
        Annual Report to Senate 2008 – 2009 (PDF*, 342 KB)
    2. Nominating (Appendix G, page 36)
      1. [Action]
        Elections (PDF*, 276 KB)
    3. Residence (Appendix H, page 37)
      1. [Information]
        Annual Report (PDF*, 394 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 I, page 39)

    1. Review of Queen’s University Residences “Summary of Actions, Judicial Report & Statistics 2008-2009” (PDF*, 444 KB) [Referred to the Senate Committee on Non-Academic Discipline (SONAD)]
    2. Faculty of Arts and Science Aboriginal Admissions Policy Changes (PDF*, 520 KB) [Referred for information only to the Senate Committee on Academic Development (SCAD)]
  8. Other Business (Appendix J, page 45)

    Senate will move into informal session

    1. [1 hour Discussion]
      “Where next? Toward a University Academic Plan” (PDF*, 592 KB)
      January 15, 2010, Daniel Woolf, Principal and Vice-Chancellor

    Senate will resume its Regular Business

  9. Closed Session

    Not Required


G. Moore
Secretary of the Senate

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