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Senate Agenda ‑ October 23, 2017

Posted by University Secretariat on October 17, 2017 in General Announcements

 

Notice of Meeting

Dalhousie University Senate
Monday, October 23, 2017
3:00pm ‐ 5:00pm

Theatre A, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
Carleton Campus, Halifax

Agenda

1. Approval of Agenda 

2. Consent Agenda

2.1 Approval of Draft Minutes of September 11, 2017 Senate Meeting

2.2 Approval of Draft Minutes of September 25, 2017 Senate Meeting

2.3 Senate Planning and Governance Committee: Appointment of Senate Nominating Committee members

2.4 Senate Learning and Teaching Committee: Academic Dates for 2016-17

3.             Matters Arising from the September 11 and 25, 2017 Senate Meeting Minutes

4.            Steps to Make Diversity and Inclusion a Reality

Presenter: Howard Ramos on "The Equity Myth: Racialization and Indignity at Canadian Universities"

Re: Strategic Priority 5.2 Foster a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness

FOR APPROVAL

5.             Senate Planning and Governance Committee:

5.1 Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute

Presenters: Kevin Hewitt, Chair, Senate Planning and Governance Committee

Michael Johnston, Director, Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute

Re: Strategic Priority 2.0 Research

5.2 Draft Proposal to Modify and Diversify Senate Composition

Presenter: Kevin Hewitt, Chair, Senate Planning and Governance Committee

Re: Strategic Priority 5.2 Foster a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness

FOR DISCUSSION

6.             Presentation: Nigel Scott, Principal of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College (SVGCC)

Re: Strategic Priority 4.1 Foster and support key external partnerships and relationships with alumni, other universities, governments, businesses and NGOs

7.             Reports:

7.1 Chair of Senate's Report

7.2 President's Report

7.3 DSU President's Report

7.4 Questions for Reports

8.             Question Period

9.             Other Business