H. Tomlinson, R. Clews, B. Cross, S. deVink, J. Gilbert-Walsh, J.
Gillis (Psyc. Rep) S. Hale, N. Kinsella, P. Lee, P. MacDonald, P.
Malcolmson, C. McCormick, M. McGowan, S. Murray, R. Myers, S. Narine,
D. O’Brien (Chair), J.Rahn, A. Secord, S. Steenson, T. Tremblay
(Engl. Rep), D. van den Hoonaard
Regrets: L. Batt,
E. McKim, T. Parkhill, W. Reid-MacNevin, M. Smith
Absent: R. Chrisjohn,
J. Gaudet, I. Fraser, P. Hawkins, M. MacDonald, D. Robinson, S. Rodriguez,
J. Rowcroft, N. Seely
called the meeting to order.
That senate adopt the agenda as circulated.
welcomed Tony Tremblay who was representing Beth McKim, and John Gillis,
standing in for Ian Fraser.
of May 20, 2004
That the minutes of May 20, 2004, be adopted as circulated.
There was no
Dr. Malcolmson first presented the committee’s report on honours
That the University no longer use “first-class honours.”
Motion: “That each department’s
Calendar entry contain a clear statement of the primary purpose
of their honours programme, including with respect to graduate school.”
Senate expressed its desire to have the editor of the Calendar ensure
that the terms of the motion above are complied with in time for publication
of the 2005-2006 Calendar.
Motion: “That the Departments of Education
and Social Work clearly state in their admission criteria and selection
process of the utility, or lack thereof, of honours specialization
for the purposes of admission to their programmes.”
then presented the proposal for an integrated programme in Social
The University Senate approve, in principle, the programme
proposal for the integration of the post-degree and four-year BSW
programmes, allowing for consultation with the Director of Admissions
and the Registrar concerning implementation of the programme.
B) Admissions and Academic Standing
was presented by Dr. Myers.
“Effective for the 20060-07 intake, the following
policy will apply: An applicant with a bachelor’s degree who
does not meet this GPA requirement may be considered for admission
two years after graduation if s/he has earned a GPA of at least
3.0 based on course work completed after graduation (a minimum of
15 credit hours). Normally these courses will be taken at the 2nd
year level or higher. Such applicants must meet all other requirements.”
inquired about the effectiveness of the affirmative action policy
described in the BSW monograph.
presented the report of the committed.
That the report be approved.
presented the reports.
That Senate approve the nomination of Ann Sherman and Peter
Rans for the Co-op review team.
There was no
There were no
thanked Dr. Myers for his years of service as Vice-President (Academic).
June 30, 2004
Dr. Richard Myers
Secretary pro tem
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