Meeting of the Senate

Thursday 29 January 2009, 3:30 p.m.
Policy Studies 202

  1. Opening Session

    1. Adoption of Agenda
    2. Adoption of the Minutes of the Meeting of 27 November 2008 (PDF*, 515 KB) (Appendix A, page 1)
    3. Business Arising from the Minutes
    4. Chair's Report
    5. Other Reports
      1. [Information]
        Research Report (PDF*, 472 KB) (Appendix B, page 13)
      2. [Information]
        Exit Poll 2008 – Results
      3. [Information]
        Inquiry@Queen’s – Oral Report by Senator Remenda
      4. [Information]
        Board of Trustees Meeting, Dec 5-6, 2008 (PDF*, 257 KB) (Appendix C, page 16)
      5. [Information]
        Coordinator of Dispute Resolution Mechanisms – Annual Report 2007-2008 (PDF*, 295 KB) (Appendix D, page 18)
      6. [Information]
        International Centre – Annual Report 2008
      7. [Information]
        Queen’s University Annual Report 2008  (Enclosed)
      8. [Information]
        Report on the Annual Budget 2008-2009 (Enclosed)
  2. Question Period (Appendix E, page 26)

    From Senator J. Welsh, President, SGPS regarding Teaching Fellows (PDF*, 229 KB). Response to be provided at the February 26, 2009 Senate Meeting

  3. Reports of Committees

    1. Academic Development and Budget Review (Appendix F, page 27)
      1. [Action]
        Proposal to establish the Ernie and Edna Johnson Chair in Ophthalmology (PDF*, 928 KB)
      2. [Action]
        Proposal to establish a Collaborative Master’s Program in Biostatistics in the School of Graduate Studies and Research (PDF*, 3,227 KB)
    2. Advisory Research (Appendix G, page 52)
      1. [Action]
        Senate Policy on Integrity in Research (PDF*, 458 KB)
      2. [Information]
        Annual Report 2007-2008 (PDF*, 355 KB)
    3. Nominating (Appendix H, page 74)
      1. [Action]
        Elections (PDF*, 240 KB)
    4. TA Consultative Committee (Appendix I, page 75)
      1. [Action]
        Proposed amendments to the Senate Policy on Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University (PDF*, 268 KB)
    5. Non-Academic Discipline(Appendix J, page 80)
      1. [Action]
        Proposed Amendment to s17 of the Senate Policy Student Appeals, Rights and Discipline (SARD) (PDF*, 550 KB) – Notice of Motion to lift Original Motion of October 20, 2005
    6. Operations Review (Appendix K, page 85)
      1. [Notice of Motion]
        Proposed changes to the Senate Rules of Procedures (PDF*, 305 KB)
      2. [Action]
        Recommendation on the timing of an Annual Report to Senate on the progress made towards the recommendations contained in the Henry Report and the Senate Educational Equity Committee’s response to the Henry Report (PDF*, 270 KB)
      3. [Information]
        Survey results regarding accessing meeting materials on the web (PDF*, 471 KB)
  4. Reports of Faculties and Affiliated Colleges

    None Received

  5. Motions

    None Received

  6. Communications

    None Received

  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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