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Senate Agenda for March 25, 2019

Posted by Senate Office on March 20, 2019 in General Announcements

​​Notice of Meeting

Dalhousie University Senate

Monday, March 25, 2019

3:00pm ‐ 5:00pm

Theatre A, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building

Carleton Campus, Halifax


Precis: 1. Approval of Agenda
2. Consent Agenda
2.1. Approval of Draft Minutes of March 11, 2019 Senate Meeting
3. Matters Arising from the March 11, 2019 Senate Meeting Minutes
3.1 Question related to Student Declaration of Absence
3.2 Approval of Draft Minutes of January 28, 2019 Senate Meeting
4. Steps to make diversity and inclusion a reality
Presenter: Sara Abdessamie, President of Dalhousie Accessibility and Inclusion Society
Re: Strategic Priority 5.2 Foster a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness
5. Senate Planning and Governance Committee (SPGC)
5.1 Department Name Change: Earth Science to Earth and Environmental Sciences
Presenters: Katherine Harman, Vice- Chair of Senate, Academic Programs; James Brenan, Chair of Department of Earth Sciences; and Daniel Rainham, Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences and Director of Environmental Science Program
Senate Learning and Teaching Committee (SLTC) and Provost
5.2 Definition of a Student
Presenters: Tanya Packer, Chair of SLTC and Ivan Joseph, Vice-Provost Student Affairs
Senate Honorary Degrees Committee
5.3 Honorary Degree Nominations
Presenter: Peter MacKinnon, Chair, Senate Honorary Degrees Committee
6. Reports:
6.1 President’s Report
6.2 Questions for Reports
7. Question Period - President/Vice-Chancellor Search Committee ‘Charter of Expectations'
Presenter: Katherine Harman, Acting Chair of Senate
8. Other Business