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Senate Agenda ‑ February 26, 2018

Posted by Senate on February 21, 2018 in Job Postings

Notice of Meeting

Dalhousie University Senate

Monday, February 26, 2018

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 February 12, 2018 Senate Meeting

3. Matters Arising from the February 12, 2018 Senate Meeting Minutes

4. Steps to Make Diversity and Inclusion a Reality

Presenter: Tereigh Ewert-Bauer, Senior Educational Developer (Diversity and Inclusivity), Centre for Learning and Teaching

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

FOR APPROVAL

5. Senate Planning and Governance Committee:

Name Change for the School of Human Communication Disorders 

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

                  Joy Armson, Professor and Director, School of Human Communication Disorders

                     Michael Kiefte, Professor, School of Human Communication Disorders

6. Senate Learning and Teaching Committee:

6.1 Bachelor of Engineering – Options on Transcript

Presenters: Tanya Packer, Chair, Senate Learning and Teaching Committee

                      Pemberton Cyrus, Associate Dean, Academic, Faculty of Engineering

6.2 Academic Modification: Bachelor of Commerce Dismissal Policy

Presenters: Tanya Packer, Chair, Senate Learning and Teaching Committee

                      Florence Tarrant, Academic Director, Undergraduate Programs

6.3 Academic Modifications: Faculty of Graduate Regulations

Presenters: Tanya Packer, Chair, Senate Learning and Teaching Committee

                Adam Donaldson, Associate Dean, Academic, Faculty of Graduate Studies

FOR DISCUSSION

7. Senate Learning and Teaching Committee: 2016-17 Ombudsperson Annual Report

Presenters: Tanya Packer, Chair, Senate Learning and Teaching Committee

                      Diane Hawco, Ombudsperson

8. Outcome of the Engagement with the Board of Governors on the Ad Hoc Committee of Senate on Fossil Fuel Divestment

Presenter: Kevin Hewitt, Chair of Senate

9. Reports:

9.1 Provost's Report

9.2 DSU President's Report

10. Question Period

10.1 Question 2018-01

11. Other Business