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Notice of Senate Meeting

Posted by Dalhousie University Senate on December 3, 2014 in General Announcements

Notice of Meeting
Dalhousie University Senate
Monday, December 8, 2014
4:00pm ‐ 6:00pm
University Hall, Macdonald Building
1. Approval of Agenda
2. Consent Agenda
2.1   Approval of Draft Minutes of November 24, 2014 Senate Meeting
2.2   Termination of the Eco-Efficiency Centre (EEC)
2.3   Termination of the Nova Scotia Health Policy Research Centre (NSHPRC)
Motion: THAT items 2.1-2.3 be approved by Consent.
3. Matters Arising from the November 24, 2014 Senate Minutes
3.1 Learning Management System Update
        Presenter:  Brad Wuetherick, Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching
4. Chair of Senate’s Report
5. Provost’s Report

6. Senate Nominating Committee: Re-appointment of Senate Vice-Chair (Academic Programs)
7. Senate Learning and Teaching Committee: Approval of Academic Dates for 2015‐2016*
        Presenter: Mairead Barry, Registrar (Acting)
8. Senate Planning and Governance Committee:
8.1 New Centre Proposal: Canadian Center for Vaccinology (CCfV)
        Presenter:  Scott Halperin, Director, Canadian Center for Vaccinology
8.2 New Centre Proposal: Centre for Transformative Nursing and Health Research
        Presenters:  William Webster, Dean, Faculty of Health Professions
                            Kathleen MacMillan, Director, School of Nursing

9. Strategic Directions 1.1 Increase Retention & Degree Completion
        Presenter:  Anne Forrestall, Vice Provost Student Affairs (Acting)         
10. Discussion of Motion: Divestment
11. Discussion of Motion: Strategic Priorities: 2.2 Attract and Retain Outstanding Professors
12. Question Period
13. Other Business