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2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013
Neatby-Timlin Theatre (Room 241 Arts Building)
In 1995, The University of Saskatchewan Act, 1995 established a representative Council for the University of Saskatchewan, conferring on Council responsibility and authority “for overseeing and directing the university’s academic affairs.” The 2012-13 academic year marks the 18th year of the representative Council.
1. Adoption of the agenda
2. Opening remarks
3. Minutes of the meeting of April 18, 2013
4. Business from the minutes
5. Report of the President
6. Report of the President
7. Student societies
7.1 Report from the USSU (oral report)
7.2 Report from the GSA (oral report)
8. Academic Programs Committe
8.1 Request for decision: College of Graduate Studies and Research - Program Termination for Master of Continuing Education
That Council approve the termination of the Master of Continuing Education (M.C.Ed.) effective immediately.
8.2 Request for decision: College of Arts and Science - B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics
That Council approve the proposal from the College of Arts and Science to create a new Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics degree program.
8.3 Request for decision: College of Arts and Science - Certificate in Global Studies
That Council approve the proposal from the College of Arts and Science to create a Certificate in Global Studies.
8.4 Reports for information:
- Reforming Open Studies proposal
- Minor curricular corrections
9. Research, Scholarly and Artistic Work Committee
9.1 Request for input: Human Research Ethics Policy
9.2 Request for input: Responsible Conduct of Research Policy and related procedures
10. Governance Committee
10.1 Request for decision: Statement on Recording of Council Meetings in Part One, Section III, 5 of the Council Bylaws
That Council approve the addition of the following statement to Part One, Section III, 5 of Council's Bylaws: "Attendees at Council meetings are expected to refrain from audio or video recording of the proceedings and to respect the rulings of the chair."
10.2 Request for decision: Nominations to the Nominations Committee of Council
10.3 Notice of motion: Change to Part Two, Section I, VII of Council Bylaws - Research, Scholarly and Artistic Work Committee terms of reference
That Council approve the proposed changes to Part Two, Section I, VII of Council Bylaws, the terms of reference of the research, scholarly and artistic work committee, effective May 16, 2013.
10.4 Notice of motion: Change to Part Two, Section I, I of Council Bylaws - Academic Programs Committee terms of reference
That Council approve the proposed changes to Part Two, Section I, I of the Council Bylaws, the terms of reference for the academic programs committee, effective May 16, 2013.
10.5 Notice of motion: Revisions to the College of Education Faculty Council membership
That Council approve the revisions to the College of Education Faculty Council membership.
11. Nominations Committee
11.1 Request for Decision: Nominations to committees for 2013-14
That Council approve the nominations to University Council committees, Collective Agreement committees, and other committees for 2013-14.
12. Update on Enrolment - Russel Isinger, University Registrar and Director of Student Services
13. Other business
14. Question period
Next meeting – 2:30 pm, June 20, 2013
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