Board of Governors Motions for June 23, 2015

The following motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the May 19, 2015 meeting:


Motions Approved in Open Session
:

THAT the Board of Governors approve the Financial Statements of The University of Manitoba for the year ended March 31, 2015.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Report of The University of Manitoba for the year ended December 31, 2014.

THAT the Board of Governors approve that an $87.50 per term contribution be assessed against the students in the College of Dentistry for a three year term commending in the fall of 2015 as outlined in the letter from Anthony Iacopino, Dean, College of Dentistry, dated April 2, 2015.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the revised Access and Privacy Policy and receive for information the related procedures, effective upon approval.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the Policy and receive for information the procedures for the Custody and control of Electronic Devices and Media Policy, effective upon approval.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the new Records Management Policy effective upon approval of the Board.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the following:

  • for each academic year beginning in the Fall semester and ending before the commencement of the following academic year, increase the Manitoban Fee from $4 per student per year to $6 per student per year if the fee is charged to a student in the Fall semester, and from $4 per year per student to $6 per year per student if the fee is charged to a student in the Winter semester.
  • apply this increase as of Fall 2015 semester fee levies.
  • annually thereafter, index the fee to inflation following the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the province of Manitoba as reported by Statistics Canada for the 12 month period ending on May 31.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the increase to the UMSU Health and Dental Plan fee from an initial assessment of $246.75 in the fall semester to no more than $306.75, to be applied beginning with the levies for the Fall 2015 semester. For students who enroll in the HDIP for the winter term, they will be assessed an increase that is proportionate to their current fee of $164.50 and the adjusted rate.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the conversion of the Professorship in Agricultural and Risk Management and Insurance to a Chair, as recommended by Senate on November 5, 2014.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the establishment of an endowed research Chair in Multiple Sclerosis [as recommended by Senate, November 5, 2014].

THAT the Board of Governors approve eleven new offers, twenty-seven 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 March 31, 2015].

THAT the Board of Governors approve five new offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated March 31, 2015].

THAT the Board of Governors approve sixteen new offers, nineteen amended offers, and the withdrawal of one offer, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part A [dated May 12, 2015].

THAT the Board of Governors approve three new offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated May 12, 2015].

THAT the Board of Governors approve a proposal to establish a Master of Science in Genetic Counselling [subject to Senate approval, June 24, 2015].

THAT the Board of Governors approve a recommendation from the Acting Dean to close the Faculty of Human Ecology, effective July 1, 2015.


The Board received the following for information:

The Naming of the Professorship in Hematology as the Dr. Lyonel G. Israels Professorship in Hematology.