Board of Governors Motions for June 22, 2016

The following motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the June 22, 2016 meeting:


Motions Approved in Open Session:

THAT the Board of Governors approve eight new offers, four 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 5, 2016].

THAT the Board of Governors approve one amended offer, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part A [dated December 7, 2015]. (Addendum II)

THAT the Board of Governors approve one new offer, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part A [dated February 23, 2016]. (Addendum)

THAT the Board of Governors approve fifteen new offers, seventeen 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 9, 2016].

THAT the Board of Governors approve one new offer and two amended offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated April 5, 2016].

THAT the Board of Governors approve three amended offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated May 9, 2016].

THAT the Board of Governors approve a proposal to revise the name of the Department of Medical Microbiology to the “Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,” [subject to Senate approval, June 22, 2016].

The Audit and Risk Management Committee approve the Financial Statements of The University of Manitoba for the year ended March 31, 2016.

That the Board of Governors approve the Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Report of The University of Manitoba for the year ended December 31, 2015.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the Policy and Procedures on Promotion of Senior Academic Administrators Outside the Faculty Bargaining Unit

THAT the Board of Governors approve [effective September 1, 2016]:

  • The revision to the Respectful Work and Learning Environment Policy;
  • The new Sexual Assault Policy; and
  • The RWLE and Sexual Assault Procedure.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the revision to the Violent or Threatening Behaviour Policy and Procedure [effective September 1, 2016].

THAT the Board of Governors approve revisions to the Student Discipline Bylaw and associated Student Academic Misconduct, Student Non-Academic Misconduct, and Student Discipline Appeal procedures, as recommended by Senate, effective September 1, 2016.

THAT the Board of Governors approve revisions to the Responsibilities of Academic Staff with Regard to Students policy and procedure [effective September 1, 2016] [subject to Senate approval, June 22, 2016].

THAT the Board of Governors approve a proposal to establish a Master of Finance.


The Board received the following for information:

The President’s Report

Revisions to Academic Schedule, 2016-2017

Annual Report on the Status of Academic Program Reviews: April 1, 2015-April 30, 2016