L. Batt, R. Bittermann, R. Clews, S. deVink, I. Fraser, J. Gilbert-Walsh,
S. Hale, P. Hawkins, P. MacDonald, P. Malcolmson, M.S. MacDonald,
C. McCormick, M. McGowan, E. McKim, R. Myers, D. O’Brien (Chair),
T. Parkhill, J. Rahn, S. Reid-MacNevin, H. Richmond, S. Rodriguez,
J. Rowcroft, N. Seely, M. Smith, D. van den Hoonaard, K. Watt (FAUST
Absent with regrets:
J. Gaudet, P. Lee, S. Narine
Ampong, R. Chrisjohn, D. Gupta, P. Ouellette, D. Robinson
Dr. O’Brien called the meeting to order.
That the agenda be adopted as circulated with the following additions:
Search Committees for Department Chairs
Nominating Committee Report
Next Meeting Date
2. Minutes of October
That the minutes of the October 16, 2003 meeting be adopted as circulated.
had circulated the report of the ad hoc committee to review the James
That Senate adopt the report and deny the appeal of James Hinkson.
4. Senate Admissions and Academic Standing Committee
Admissions and Academic Standing Committee had approved the three
a) Juergen Doerr History Scholarship
b) Fenton Burke Memorial Bursary
c) Holy Cross Fathers Scholarship in Catholic Studies
That Senate approve these awards.
had circulated the report of the Curriculum Committee (November 20,
That the report be received.
That Senate adopt the report.
had circulated the report of the Senate Research Committee (May-November
That Senate receive the report.
7. Timing of Course
raised the question of the current Senate regulation dealing with
the timing of student evaluations.
That this question be referred to the LTD committee.
8. Candidates for
November 1, 2003 Graduation
had circulated the list of candidates and added one name.
That Senate approve the candidates for November 1, 2003 graduation.
Malcolmson had circulated a November 14, 2003 memorandum, the Response
of the Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Programme, and the
Department of Philosophy Departmental Self-Study.
That Senate approve the recommendation for external reviewers for
the Department of Philosophy (as identified in the November 14, 2003
Dr. O’Brien indicated his willingness to help in the quest for
the second external reviewers’ report for the Department of
10. Search Committees
for Department Chairs
called for the setting up of the search committees for department
chairs of the following six departments:
Economics, English, Gerontology, Political Science, and
That Senate approve the setup.
agreed that Dr. Fraser would serve as the Senate nominee on the six
to the vacancy created on the Senate Admissions and Academic Standing
Committee by the resignation of Dr. Alexandra Bain, the Nominating
Committee proposed Dr. Mikhail Molchanov for the remainder of the
That Dr. Mikhail Molchanov be elected to serve.
agreed that the next meeting of Senate would be held Tuesday, December
16, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. It was also agreed to plan to hold a special
meeting to deal with the SRCC Report on University Studies and Gender
Studies on December 16, 2003, after the regular Senate meeting.
to Dr. Hale’s question on the number of students on the Dean’s
List for 2002-2003, Dr. Myers explained that 25% of those full-time
students who completed 30 credit hours were named to the Dean’s
adjourned at 7:50 p.m.
was held following the meeting.
Larry Batt, Secretary
November 21, 2003
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