Senate highlights – March 13, 2017
We're launching a new feature this week highlighting some of the presentations and decisions that come out of the Dalhousie University Senate. This edition covers the Monday, March 13 Senate meeting.
Taking Dal's draft budget plan on tour
Provost Carolyn Watters led multiple information and discussion sessions over the past week and a half on the Budget Advisory’s Committee’s (BAC) draft plan for the 2017-18 operating budget.
Budgeting for Dal's future
In its draft budget plan released last month, Dalhousie’s Budget Advisory Committee recommended $2.6 million in additional spending in four key areas for next year, based on feedback and input from the university community. We take a look at those four areas in more detail.
Building Dal's budget plan
Dalhousie's Budget Advisory Committee is working to set out a multi-year framework for the university’s operating budget. Its draft 2017-18 plan takes initial steps in this direction while also making recommendations for balancing next year's budget, including a 3% tuition increase and a 1.9% budget reduction to Faculties/service units.
University Secretariat receives Dal's Healthy Workplace Award
The University Secretariat office's efforts to support the health and wellness of its staff earned it the 2016 Dalhousie Healthy Workplace Award, presented last month.