Members present: K. Ampong, L. Batt, B. Cross, S.
deVink, J. Gaudet, J. Gilbert-Walsh, S. Hale, P. Hawkins, A. Hewson,
N. Kinsella, P. MacDonald, P. Malcolmson, C. McCormick, M. McGowan,
E. McKim, R. Myers (Chair), P. Ouellette, T. Parkhill, J. Rahn, S.
Reid-MacNevin, S. Rodriguez, J. Rowcroft, A. Secord, N. Seely, D.
van den Hoonaard
Regrets: P. Lee, D. O’Brien, M. Smith
Absent: R. Chrisjohn, I. Fraser, D. Gupta, M. MacDonald,
S. Narine, D. Robinson
Dr. Myers called the meeting to order.
the agenda be adopted with the following additions:
b) Approval of Graduates
c) Approval of student members of Standing Committees
Rahn:P. MacDonald. CARRIED.
Dr. Myers reminded members of Senate of the following
a) St. Thomas
University Gala Dinner: January 31, 2004
b) St. Thomas University Student Scholars Fair: March 25, 2004
c) Aquinas Day: January 28, 2004 (including Mass at 11:30 a.m.,
for which classes have been cancelled for that hour only.)
MOTION: That Matthew Carpenter be sent a letter of
congratulation on his successful award of a Rhodes Scholarship, the
first offered to a St. Thomas University student.
MOTION: That the minutes of the December 16, 2003
meeting be approved with the italicized “ad hoc”.
pointed out that the reference to the review of CORE 2003 had to
do with the setting up of a committee to review the offering of
the CORE 2003 course.
a CORE 2003 review committee of Sheila Andrew, Alan Bourassa, and
Michael George be struck.
That Senate consider the report without the seven-day notice.
MOTION: That the following courses be removed from the list of courses
for Media Studies major:
JOUR 2033, 2043, 3016, and 3026
Senate approve the changes to the history curriculum as indicated
(in the January 15, 2004 report).
MOTION: That Senate approve IRSH 2003 Art of the
Golden Age: The Book of Kells, being offered as a special topics course
MOTION: That Senate approve the awarding of the Bachelor
of Arts degree to Jens F. Jeppeson.
7. Nomination of Student Members
Senate approve the nomination of the following student members to
Senate Admissions and Academic Standing
Sophia Rodriguez: Senate Curriculum Committee
Dr. Malcolmson updated Senate on the progress of
the external reviews of the Psychology and Economics Departments.
He circulated the Reviewers’ report for the Psychology Department
and suggested that February 2004 might be when Senate could hold its
special meeting to deal with the review recommendations concerning
the Psychology Department.
The meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.
Larry Batt, Secretary
January 16, 2004
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