Bateman, L. Batt, R. Bittermann, S. Brosha, B. Clark, K. Clouthier,
S. deVink, I. Fraser, D. Gupta, S. Hale (Sociology Rep), P. MacDonald,
P. Malcolmson, M. McGowan, S. Murray, S. Narine, T. Parkhill, J. Rahn,
H. Richmond, N. Seely, S. Stevenson, T Tremblay
R. Clews, J. Coughlan, J. Gilbert-Walsh, C. Kelly, P. Kent, G. Kenyon,
C. McCormick, J. McLaughlin, D. O’Brien, M. Smith
R. Chrisjohn, J. Gaudet, N. Kinsella
called the meeting to order.
Motion: That the agenda be approved as amended with the addition of
Library Books and Curriculum Committee Report.
a) Dr. Malcolmson
announced the February 15, 2005, deadline for departmental requests
for new established positions.
b) Dr. Malcolmson and Mr. Batt announced upcoming events:
STU Revue, January 28, 2005, 8:00 p.m.
Aquinas Lecture, January 29, 2005,
T-Ring Ceremony, February 2, 2005,
Chancellor’s Day, February 4, 2005.
c) Draft Dates
Mr. Batt circulated the list of significant dates for the publication
of the Calendar, course offerings for Summer 2005 and 2005-2006
academic year, and the online registration days. He called for comments
or suggestions. (Click here to view)
Mr. Batt also circulated the table of Movable Dates for the liturgical
calendar, identifying the dates for Easter Sunday from 2004 to 2041.
(Click here to view)
of December 16, 2004 Meeting
the minutes of the December 16, 2004 meeting be adopted as circulated.
There was some
discussion on the new electronic format of the minutes and reports.
Motion: That the regular Senate meeting time and day be 4:00 p.m.
on the third Thursday of the month, effective September 2005.
Batt:Gupta. CARRIED. (16-3)
and Academic Standing
Mr. Batt reported the implementation amendment in the December 2004
submission on admission to the second stage of journalism.
a) Motion: That the description for Science and Technology Studies
(January 12, 2005) be adopted for inclusion in the St. Thomas University
Calendar, Section Four, under the heading “Science and Technology
to replace “required” by “acquired” )
That the description for Fine Arts (January 12, 2005) be adopted
for inclusion in the St. Thomas University Calendar, Section Four,
under the heading Fine Arts. Cross:Tremblay. CARRIED.
That Senate adopt the proposed Great Ideas Honours Programme for
inclusion at St. Thomas University beginning in the fall semester
indicated that he would look into the next approval step.
Motion: That Professor Dawne Clarke and Professor Ian Nicholson be
elected to the two six-month positions on the Senate Nominating Committee.
The terms will begin immediately and end June 30, 2005.
Prof. Rahn circulated the January 27, 2005 Curriculum Committee report
at the meeting.
Motion: That Senate receive the report.
Advisory Committee on the Budget
opened the floor for nominations for the position of one faculty
member to serve on the President’s Advisory Committee on the
Gupta - declined
S. Narine - * declared elected
Motion: That Senate support the principle of allowing honours students
to obtain materials on research loan from the UNB libraries.
The meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.
Larry Batt, Secretary
January 28, 2005