SENATE AGENDA AND SUMMARY OF ITEMS: NOVEMBER 19, 1999

Meeting scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 19, 1999, in A. Brandon Conron Hall, Room 224, University College.

  1. Minutes of the Meeting of October 15, 1999

  2. Business Arising from the Minutes

    Wheelchair Accessibility to Academic Buildings (S.99-213) (P. Mercer)
    Questions relating to Orientation Incident Involving Engineering Students (S.99-215) (P. Mercer, G. Moran)

  3. Report of the President (P. Davenport)

    Leadership in Learning - Update

  4. Reports of Committees:

  5. Announcements and Communications - EXHIBIT V

  6. Proposal to Establish an ad hoc Committee of Senate - EXHIBIT VI

  7. Enquiries and New Business

  8. Adjournment


SUMMARY OF AGENDA ITEMS: NOVEMBER 19, 1999

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT

OPERATIONS/AGENDA COMMITTEE

FOR ACTION
Notice of Motion: Establishment of an ad hoc Committee of Senate
Senate Membership - Faculty Constituencies
Senate Member from the General Community
Senate Meeting Dates for 2001
Convocation Dates for 2001
Membership, Senate Nominating Committee
Composition of SUEPP

FOR INFORMATION
Proposal to Establish an ad hoc Committee of Senate
Candidates for Degrees - Fall Convocation 1999 - Amendments
Candidates for Degrees - Spring Convocation 1977
Senate Attendance Requirements

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

FOR ACTION
Vice-Chair of Senate
Board of Governors
Operations/Agenda Committee
Honorary Degrees
Senate Review Board Academic
Academic Policy and Admissions
Standing Committee on Campus Recreation
Senate Committee on Appeals

SENATE COMMITTEE ON ACADEMIC POLICY AND ADMISSIONS (SCAPA)

FOR ACTION
Sessional Dates
Four-Year General Degree in Film
Four-Year BSc in Honors Physics and Computer Science to be introduced; Four-Year BSc in Honors Physics with Computer Science Minor to be withdrawn
Four-Year BHSc Honors Program and the Sociology of Ageing and Health
Four-Year BSc Geology to be introduced; Three-Year BSc Geology (Applied Geosciences) to be withdrawn
Four-Year BSc Geophysics
Affiliated College Courses
Admission Requirements: Honors and Combined Honors Programs in MIT
Progression Requirements: MD Program
Progression Requirements and Restrictions on Full-Time Enrolment
Graduation "With Distinction" for BEd/DipEd Students
Preliminary Year at Brescia College

FOR INFORMATION
Academic Transcript Changes Deferred to January 1, 2001
New Undergraduate Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries
Creation of ad hoc Subcommittees of SCAPA re Secondary School Curriculum Reforms
Revisions to Three-Year BSc and Four-Year BSc Honors Geology; Three-Year BSc and Four-Year Honors BSc Geophysics

SENATE COMMITTEE ON UNIVERSITY PLANNING (SCUP)

FOR ACTION
Policy on Funding of Designated Faculty Fellowships
MBA '83 Faculty Fellowship
W.Glenn Campbell Faculty Fellow
Joint PhD Program in Educational Studies

FOR INFORMATION
SuperBuild Growth Fund for Postsecondary Education
2000-2001 Budget Outlook, Planning Issues and Guidelines
Report of the UPRAC Auditors on Undergraduate Program Reviews at The University of Western Ontario
21st Century Chairs for Research Excellence Program

ANNOUNCEMENTS & COMMUNICATIONS

FOR INFORMATION
Standard Report