November 13, 1998 - EXHIBIT II - Senate Agenda



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 1999).

Nominee: Allen Pearson (Dean/Ed.)

2. 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 November 1998: M. Cousineau, D. Jorgensen, D. Semotiuk, B. Singh, (vacancy)

Continuing to November 1999: P. Deane, K. McQuillan, R. Lipson, C. Thomson

Required: Seven members of Senate, two of whom shall have terms to November 1999 to replace R. Lipson and C. Thomson who are no longer members of Senate and thus ineligible to continue.

One student senator

(Terms: Faculty/Staff: two years; students: one year)


Dan Jorgensen (SS)

David Rosner (Sci.)

John Nicholas (Arts)

Kathleen Okruhlik (Arts)

Claire Callaghan (Admin.Staff)[term to November 1999]

Eric Wood (Ed.)[term to November 1999]

______________ [student - term to November 1999] [Nomination to be Presented at Senate]

3. . University Council on Animal Care

Composition: Includes four members elected by Senate, two of whom are not bioscientists.

Current Senate Elected Members:

Retiring in November 1998: S. Galsworthy, A. Varpalotai*

Continuing to November 1999: Z. Kucerovsky*, S. Leung

Required: Two members, one of whom is not a bioscientist [Terms: Faculty: 2 years; Students 1 year.]


Sally Galsworthy (Med.)

Aniko Varpalotai* (Educ.)

[*Not a bioscientist]

4. Honorary Degrees Committee

Composition: Nine members elected by Senate.

Retiring in November 1998: S. Clark, G. Kidder, I. Moore, E. Tustanoff

Continuing to November 1999: R. Coulter, R. Darnell, L. Milligan, K. Okruhlik, A. Sancton

Required: Four members elected by Senate


Patrick Deane (Arts)

Ian Moore (Engg.)

Serge Provost (Sci)

Gene Tustanoff (Prof Emeritus/M&D)

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 30, 1998:

Chair: M. Atkinson

Faculty: G. Dickinson, D. Hunter, C. Iwasiw, P. Krishna, C. Levine, M. Speechley, J. Toswell

Undergraduates: D. Braun, N. Iozzo, P. Kucherepa, D. Marentette, E. Singer, S. Werger

Graduates:T. Clifford, L. Fishback, M. Hohner, R. Walker

Continuing to November 1999:

Faculty: P. Barton (Law), M.A. de Kergommeaux (SS), S. Galsworthy(M&D), C. Grant (Sci.),

M. Randall (Arts), N. Skinner (King's)

Required: One person to serve as Chair (term to November 30, 1999).

Nominee: Mike Atkinson (SS)

Required: Seven members of Faculty (terms to November 30, 2000)


Tom Carmichael (Arts)

Greg Dickinson (Educ.)

Duncan Hunter (Sci.)

Sharon Rich (Educ.)

Christine Roulston (Arts)

Mark Speechley (M&D)

Paul Woodford (Mus.)

Required: Six undergraduate students (terms to November 30, 1999)









Required: Four graduate students (terms to November 30, 1999)


Cheryl Ainsley

Boyd Holmes

Matina Kalcounis

Susan McDonald

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

Ex officio members include the USC Vice-President Education

Current Senate-Elected Members:

Retiring December 31, 1998: R. Walker, P. Weiler, D. Fairbairn, A. Pitman, S. Singh

Continuing to December 31, 1999: R. Green (Arts/S), N. Huner (Sci./S), D. Jorgensen (SS/S),

J. Thorp (Arts)(S), D. Vaillancourt (Arts)

Required: Five members:


Simon Geoghegan (graduate student)

Rick Telfer (S) (student)

Alan Pitman (Educ)

Brian Timney (S)(Dean/SS)

Sylvia Osborne (Sci)