Board of Governors Motions for March 15, 2016

The following motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the March 15, 2016 meeting:


Motions Approved in Open Session:

THAT the Board of Governors approve six new offers, six amended offers, and the withdrawal of nine offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part A [dated December 7, 2015].

THAT the Board of Governors approve three new offers and one amended offer, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated December 7, 2015].

THAT the Board of Governors approve Amendment 70/16/01 which amends the Plan as requested by the Office of the Superintendent - Pension Commission of Manitoba. This is essentially a housekeeping amendment.

THAT the Board of Governors approve Amendment 93/16/01 which amends the Plan to reflect the intended calculation of the Money Purchase Maximum Contribution Limit when it is used to determine the Maximum Annual Defined Benefit Pension after 2014 in respect of Credited Service earned prior to 2015. This is essentially a housekeeping amendment.

THAT the Board of Governors approve:

A) Residence room rates for 2016-17 of:

       Pembina Hall Residence- $6,806
       Arthur Mauro Residence- $7,278
       Mary Speechly Hall Residence- $5,198 (single); $3,320 (double)
       University College Residence- $5,294 (single); $3,382 (double)
       Extended Stay- $100
      
B) Meal plan rates for 2016-17 of:

       10 Meals per Week plus $500 Food Bucks - $4,806
       15 Meals per Week plus $500 Food Bucks - $5, 176
       7-Day Unlimited plus $125 FoodBucks - $5,330
       Super Saver Membership - $2,310 Food Bucks
       Premium Membership - $2,940 FoodBucks

THAT the Board of Governors approve the Sustainability Strategy 2016-18.


The Board received the following for information:

The President’s Report

Approval and Implementation: Suspension of Admissions to Master of Arts in Icelandic Language and Literature, Master of Science in Textile Sciences, and Post-baccalaureate Diploma in Agrology

Financial results and annual projection for the quarter ending December 31, 2015

Proposed Admission Targets, Fall 2016

Report of the University Discipline Committee for the period of September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015