L. Batt, R. Bittermann, S. Brosha, R. Clews, K. Clouthier, S. deVink,
J. Gaudet, I. Fraser, C. Kelly, P. Kent, G. Kenyon, P. Lee, P. MacDonald,
P. Malcolmson, M.McGowan, E. McKim, S. Murray, S. Narine, D. O’Brien
(Chair), T. Parkhill, S. Reid, H. Richmond, M. Smith, S. Stevenson
Regrets: B. Clark, B. Cross, J. Gilbert-Walsh, J.
McLaughlin, J. Rahn
R. Chrisjohn, D. Gupta, N. Kinsella, N. Seely
Dr. O’Brien called the meeting to order.
That the agenda be approved as amended with the addition of the Strategic
Plan, Intersession 2005 Timeline, and Next Meeting Date.
Dr. Peter Kent circulated an information brochure on Study in Rome
through the UNB Intersession 2005 programme.
b) Next Meeting: It was agreed that the next meeting would be held
at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, December 16, 2004.
3. Minutes of October
21, 2004 Meeting
Motion: That the minutes of the regular meeting be approved.
b) Motion: That the minutes of the special meeting be approved.
Academic Planning Committee (APC)
That Senate adopt the proposal for the Irish Studies Major and Minor.
HIST 2153 from the elective group because it is listed in the required
BSW programme proposal will be presented at the next Senate meeting.
Malcolmson proposed a change to Senate’s procedure for dealing
with new courses/programmes by each department or discipline. There
was general agreement to do so.
That Senate approve the following:
Religion and Politics
RELG 3133 From Hope to Solidarity: Liberation Theologies in the Americas
That Senate establish search committees for chairs of the departments
of anthropology, history, political science, psychology.
That Dr. Marc Smith be the department chair, from another department,
to serve on the search committees.
announced the plan to hold the second annual Student Research Fair
in March 2005. There was some discussion of the actual date. (March
16, 2005 was decided later.)
McKim circulated the draft (4 November 2004) of the Strategic Plan
2005-2010 and noted that it was posted on the website. Dr. McKim hoped
that Senate would have an opportunity to discuss it at the December
circulated a timeline for Intersession 2005 planning. He noted that
the department chairs had approved the draft timeline at their Department
asked members of Senate to consider changing the meeting start time
from 7:00 p.m. to 4:00 or 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays. No decision was
to a question from Dr. Fraser, Dr. Malcolmson indicated that he was
proceeding through his planned schedule of staffing meetings with
all department chairs.
adjourned at 7:50 p.m.
Larry Batt, Secretary
November 25, 2004
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