Senate Agenda - EXHIBIT II - November 19, 1999



1. Vice-Chair of Senate

In each membership year, the Senate elects a Vice-Chair of Senate who will chair Senate meetings in the absence of the President. The Vice-Chair of Senate is the chair ex officio of the Senate Operations/Agenda Committee.

Required: One member of Senate to serve as Vice-Chair of Senate (to November 2000).

Nominee: Allen Pearson (Dean/Educ.)

2. Board of Governors

Composition: Includes two members of the Faculty elected by the Senate who are members of the Senate at the time of election.

Required: One member of Faculty elected by the Senate to serve on the Board of Governors for a four-year term (term November 15, 1999 to November 14, 2003).

Nominee: Peter Neary (Dean/Soc. Sci.)

Note: No member of the Board of Governors whose salary is paid under a collective agreement or Memorandum of Agreement between the University and a union or employee association may serve as a member of any team negotiating matters related to the remuneration or benefits, terms of employment, rights or privileges available to employees in a class or group of employees of the University.

3. Operations/Agenda Committee

Composition: Nine current members of Senate, at least one of whom shall be a student. The Vice-Chair of Senate is the Chair ex officio of this Committee.

Current Composition:

Retiring in November 1999: A. Prabhakar (Student), D. Taub (Student), K. McQuillan (Soc. Sci.), E. Skarakis-Doyle (Health Sci.).

Continuing to November 2000: C. Callaghan (Admin. Staff), D. Jorgensen (Soc. Sci.), J. Nicholas (Arts), K. Okruhlik (Arts), D. Rosner (Soc. Sci.).

Required: Four members, one of whom shall be a student senator. (Terms: Faculty/Staff: two years; students: one year)

[See Appendix 1 of Exhibit I for the 1999-2000 Senate membership list.]


David Small [Student - term to November 2000]
Kevin McQuillan (Soc.Sci.)
Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle (HS)
Martin Westmacott (Soc.Sci.)

4. Honorary Degrees Committee

Composition: Nine members, one of whom must be a student who is a member of Senate, elected by Senate.

Retiring in November 1999: D. Small (Student Senator), C. Callaghan (Admin. Staff), R. Coulter (Education), R. Darnell (Soc. Sci.), L. Milligan (Sci.), K. Okruhlik (Arts).

Continuing to November 2000: P. Deane (Arts), I. Moore (Engg. Sci.), S. Provost (Sci.)

Required: Six members, one of whom is a student Senator, elected by Senate


David Small (Student Senator)
Fred Longstaffe (Sci.)
Kathleen Okruhlik (Arts)
Bhagirath Singh (M&D)
Tony Vandervoort (HS)
Gary Weese (Gen.Com.)

5. Senate Review Board Academic

Composition: Includes a Chair and twenty-three voting members; thirteen members of faculty and ten students (six undergraduates and four graduates).

Current Members:

Retiring November 1999:

Chair: M. Atkinson
Undergraduate Students: M. Gelfand, P. Hong, N. Kapoor, M. Kissel, D. Marentette, C. Sinal.
Graduate Students: C. Ainsley, B. Holmes, M. Kalcounis, S. McDonald.
Faculty: P. Barton (Law), M.A. de Kergommeaux (SS), S. Galsworthy(M&D), C. Grant (Sci.),
M. Randall (Arts), N. Skinner (King's)

Continuing to November 2000:

Faculty: T. Carmichael, G. Dickinson, D. Hunter, S. Rich, C. Roulston, M. Speechley [Alt. P. Allen to June 30/00], P. Woodford

Required: One person to serve as Chair (term to November 30, 2000).


Mike Atkinson (Chair)

Required: Six members of Faculty (terms to November 30, 2001)


Peter Barton (Law)
Meg Cheesman (HS)
Sally Galsworthy (M&D)
Louise Milligan (Sci.)
Donna Peterson (HS)
Jane Toswell (Arts)

Required: Six undergraduate students (terms to November 30, 2000)


Jamie Algate
Paul Hong
Mark Kissel
Mike Lawless
Chris Sinal

______________ [Nomination to be presented at Senate]

Required: Four graduate students (terms to November 30, 2000)


Steve Mangos
Michael McKenzie
Greg Sholdice
Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde

6. Senate Committee on Academic Policy and Admissions (SCAPA)

Composition: Includes ten members elected by Senate, including

- two students, at least one of whom is a graduate student and at least one of whom is a member of Senate
- at least five additional members of Senate
- at least one faculty member from each of the Faculties of Arts, Science, and Social Science
- no more than one of the members of faculty may be a Dean

Current Senate-Elected Members:

Retiring December 31, 1999: S. Geoghegan (Grad. Student), R. Telfer (S)(Student), R. Green (Arts), N. Huner (S)(Sci.), D. Jorgensen (S)(Soc. Sci.), J. Thorp (Arts), D. Vaillancourt (Arts).

Continuing to December 31, 2000: S. Osborn (Sci.) [Alt. D. Peterson (H.Sci.) to June 30/00], A. Pitman (Education), B. Timney (S)(Soc.Sci.)

Required: seven members:

- two students, at least one of whom is a graduate student and at least one of whom is a member of Senate
- five additional members, of whom:


Richard Telfer (Graduate Student) (S)
David Braun (Undergraduate Student)(S)
John Thorp (Arts)
Phil Dean (Sci) (S)
Bernd Frohmann (IMS) (S)
Dan Jorgensen (Soc.Sci.)(S)
Sandra Mangsen (Music) (S)

7. Standing Committee on Campus Recreation

Composition: Includes four members elected by Senate, at least two of whom are members of Senate at the time elected.

Retiring in November 1999: I. Black, R. Shroyer, B. Timney
Continuing to November 2000: P. Jeffs

Required: Three members elected by Senate, at least two of whom are members of Senate at the time elected. Membership terms: faculty - two year; students - one year


Rob Hemington
Doug Fairbairn (S)
Brian Timney (S)

8. Senate Committee on Appeals


One Dean
One student from the constituent University
Five full-time tenured members of Faculty at the time elected, who are eligible for Senate membership. No more than one shall be an Assistant Professor, and none shall be a Vice-President, Dean, or Department Chair. At least three of these five members of Faculty shall have been members of a Faculty Committee on Promotion and Tenure or of the Senate Committee on Promotion and Tenure I, or the Senate Committee on Promotion and Tenure II, within five years of the date of election of the Senate Committee on Appeals [marked * on the list below].

Alternates: Alternates shall be elected for each category of member noted below, with the same restrictions. The student Alternate should be from a Faculty other than that of the Member student.

Members: Alternates:
Terms to November 2000:

P. Haase* (Prof./M&D)

R. Shivers* (Prof./Sci.)

N. Curtis (Grad/Sci.)

Terms to November 2000:

J. Rylett* (Prof../M&D)

M. Spence* (Prof./Soc.Sci.)

K. Stallaert (Grad./HS)

Terms to November 2001:

A. Pearson (Dean/Educ.)

S. Galsworthy (Prof./M&D)

Terms to November 2001:

D. Hair (Prof./Arts)

J. Stokes (Dean/Music)

Terms of November 2002:

D. Allison * (Assoc./Educ.)

E. Noble * (Prof./HS)

Terms of November 2002:

B. Avison (Prof/Soc.Sci.)

L. Falkenstein* (Prof/Arts)

* indicates Member or Alternate had requisite Faculty or Senate Promotion and Tenure Committee experience at time elected.

Alternate Required: One full-time member of Faculty, with tenure, who is eligible for Senate membership, to serve a three-year term (to November 2002) to replace L. Falkenstein who has resigned due to his upcoming study leave.


Carol Iwasiw (HS)