Board of Governors Motions for May 20, 2014

The following motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the May 20, 2014 meeting:


Motions Approved in Open Session:

THAT the Board of Governors approve:

  • a general tuition fee increase of 2.4% (effective Regular Session 2014);

  • a balanced fiscal operating budget based on total revenue, fund transfers and expenditures of $622,784,848, inclusive of a 1.70% baseline reduction (unit basic budgets) and reallocations in support of strategic priorities and the transformation of institutional infrastructure, and;

  • financial plans for Research and Special, Trust and Endowment and the Capital Budget for the year ending March 31, 2015 as set out in Attachment 5 and 6.

THAT an $8.33 per credit hour contribution be assessed against the students in the School of Medical Rehabilitation - Physical Therapy program for a four year term commencing in the fall of 2014 as outlined in the letter from Emily Etcheverry, Director, School of Medical Rehabilitation, dated February 24, 2014.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the joining of the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences to the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences [as recommended by Senate, May 14, 2014].

THAT the Board of Governors approve the establishment of the Centre for Engineering Professional Practice and Engineering Education, for a period of five years, with continuation subject to a review process [as recommended by Senate, May 14, 2014].

THAT the Board of Governors approve twelve new offers, twenty-one amended offers, and the withdrawal of four offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part A [dated April 8, 2014].

THAT the Board of Governors approve one new offer and one amended offer, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated April 8, 2014].

THAT the Board of Governors approve one amended offer, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards [dated April 16, 2014].