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December 4, 2003
Holy Cross House 11:00 a.m.



Members present: L. Batt, T. Bateman (Political Science Rep), R. Clews, S. deVink,
I. Fraser, J. Gilbert-Walsh, S. Hale, P. MacDonald, C. McCormick, M. McGowan, E. McKim, R. Myers, D. O’Brien, J. Rahn, S. Reid-MacNevin, H. Richmond, S. Rodriguez, D. van den Hoonaard

Regrets: K. Ampong, R. Bittermann, P. Hawkins, P. Malcolmson, S. Narine, T. Parkhill, N. Seely

Absent: R. Chrisjohn, J. Gaudet, D. Gupta, N. Kinsella, P. Lee, M.S. MacDonald, P. Ouellette, D. Robinson, J. Rowcroft, M.E. Smith

Dr. O’Brien called the meeting to order. He announced that this was a special meeting dealing only with the single agenda item: Strategic Research Plan 2003-2008.

a) Motion: That Senate approve the St. Thomas University Strategic Research Plan 2003-2008, including the summary.
Clews:Fraser.

b) There was some discussion around the need for recognition of research outside of funded research. It was agreed to identify this document internally as the “Strategic Plan for the Development of Funded Research at St. Thomas University.”

c) Amendment: That Senate empower the Research Committee to revise the second paragraph to reflect a broader notion of research and scholarship at St. Thomas University.
Reid-MacNevin:Hale. CARRIED.

d) AMENDED MOTION: CARRIED.

The meeting adjourned at 11:40 a.m.

Larry Batt, Secretary
December 4, 2003

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