Board of Governors Motions for November 22, 2016


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


Motions Approved in Open Session:

THAT the Board of Governors approve two new offers, fourteen amended offers, and the withdrawal of seven offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part A [dated August 24, 2016]

THAT the Board of Governors approve two new offers and one amended offer, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated August 24, 2016]

THAT the Board of Governors approve two amended offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards – Part B [dated June 21, 2016]

THAT the Board of Governors approve twelve new offers, five amended offers, and the withdrawal of four offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards [dated September 20, 2016]

THAT the Board of Governors approve that, beginning in the 2017/2018 academic year, the fees collected by UMSU on behalf of the World University Services of Canada (W.U.S.C.) be increased to $3.75 per semester/term ($7.50 total per year), in order to properly reflect their successful referendum during the March 2016 UMSU General Election and Referendum


The Board received the following for information:

The President’s Report

The Implementation of the Master of Science in Genetic Counselling (M.Sc.)

The Approval and Implementation of the Suspension of Admissions to Undergraduate (B.H.Ecol., B.Sc. in Textile Sciences, P.B.Dip. in Agrology) and Graduate (Ph.D. in Cancer Control, M.Sc. in Family Social Sciences, M.A. in Icelandic, M.Sc. in Textile Sciences (Programs)

Temporary Increases to Admission Targets for the 2016/2017 Academic Year RE: Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing, I.H. Asper School of Business, and Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Recommendation to Revise the 2016-2017 Academic Schedule due to UMFA Labour Action