Board of Governors Motions for November 25, 2014

The following motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the November 25, 2014 meeting:


Motions Approved in Open Session:

That the Board of Governors approve Taking Our Place: University of Manitoba Strategic Plan 2015-2020 as a planning document [as endorsed by Senate on November 5, 2014].

That the Board of Governors approve the University of Manitoba Accessibility Policy as recommended by Senate, effective January 1, 2015.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the Definitions of Academic Units Policy, as recommended by Senate.

THAT the Board of Governors approve the revised Chairs and Professorships Policy and Procedures, as recommended by Senate, effective upon approval by the Board.

THAT the Board of Governors approve nine new offers, five 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 August 18, 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 – Part B [dated August 18, 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 A [dated September 2, 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 – Part B [dated September 2, 2014].

THAT the Board of Governors approve four new offers and ten amended offers, as set out in Appendix A of the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards [dated September 23, 2014].

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

THAT the Board of Governors approve revisions to the Policy on Faculties, Schools, Departments, Divisions, and Institutes, which is to be retitled “Faculties, Schools,
Professional Colleges, Departments, Divisions, and Institutes,” as recommended by Senate, effective upon approval.


The Board received the following for Information:

2015-2016 Academic Schedule (from Senate)

Financial Results for Quarter ending September 30, 2014 (from the Finance, Administration, & Human Resources Committee)