Faculty Meeting Thursday, March 12, 2009

Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2009 (All day)
Location: 
ATAC 5035
Agenda: 
                                                           
 
 
 
 
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MEMORANDUM
 
Date:              March 3, 2009
 
To:                  Members, Council of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities 
      
From:             Victor Smith, Chair, Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty Council
 
Subject:         COUNCIL MEETING             
                                                                                                                                               
There will be a meeting of the Council of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
ON THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2009 AT 3:30 PM TO 5:00 PM IN ROOM 5035 (ATAC BUILDING).
 
                                                            AGENDA  
 1.        Approval of Agenda.
 
 2.        Approval of the January Minutes.   
 
 3.        Business Arising from the Minutes.
 
 4.        2006 & 2008 NSSE Surveys.
            Sarah Browne, Research Analyst/Survey Specialist
            Institutional Analysis/Government Relations
 
 5.        Registrar's Report.
 
 6.        Dean's Report.
 
 7.        Departmental Reports.
            i)  Political Science - Calendar Changes
                - Undergraduate - HBA Pre Law
                - 4xxx Special Seminar on Law
                - 3xxx The Politics of Food in the North
            ii) Northern Studies - Calendar Changes
            iii) Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism - Calendar Changes
                - 3410 Calendar Change
                - 3230 Calendar Change
            iv) Women's Studies - Calendar Change

 8.        Research Week/Display.

 9.        Orillia Report.
10.       Other Business.
            i) Discussion of Orillia Expansion Programs
11.       Adjournment.           
 
 
 
 
_________________________________
VICTOR SMITH, Chair, Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty Council.
Minutes: 
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES COUNCIL
 MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2009
 
APPROVED
 
A meeting of the Faculty Council was held on Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:30 am in the ATAC Board Room 5035.
 
1.
Approval of Agenda
 
It was moved by L. Paquette and seconded by G. Siddall that the agenda be approved.
 
                                                                             Carried.
  
2.
Approval of the Revised Minutes
 
It was moved by J. Leggatt and seconded by D. Ivison that the revised minutes for November 21, 2008 be approved.
 
                                                                             Carried.
 
3.
Business Arising from Minutes
 
None.
 
4.
Registrar's Report
 
There was none.  It was noted by G. Siddall that A. Foshay will be leaving her job as Registrar at Lakehead University effective January 30, 2009.
 
 5.
Dean's Report
 
 TBA
 
6.
Departmental Reports
 
i)
Philosophy - Renewal of Dr. Jaro Kotolik as Adjunct Professor
 
It was moved by R. Berg and seconded by M. Beaulieu that Dr. J. Kotolik be reappointed as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Philosophy.
 
                                                                         Carried.
ii)
History - Renewal of Dr. Geoffrey Hudson as Adjunct Professor
 
It was moved by P. Jasen and seconded by S.D. Stone that Dr. G. Hudson be reappointed as Adjunct Professor in the Department of History.
                                                                         Carried.
7.
Proposed Strategic Plan
 
There was much discussion about the draft strategic plan.  G. Siddall took note of people's concerns so that she could forward them to Dean's Council and to the Strategic Planning Committee.  She also indicated that faculty members were welcome to submit their own comments to the committee.
 
8.
Other Business
 
D. Jobin-Bevans made a presentation to Council of the draft banner to be used for Research and Innovation Week.  Discussion followed.  G. Siddall asked for a show of hands at the meeting and it was decided that this will be the version that will be used.
 
8.
Orillia Report
 
A. den Otter stated that 3.5 FCE`s were being offered for the summer with D. Jobin-Bevans teaching one.   The 2009/10 course planning is ongoing for the next couple of weeks.  The Orillia strategic plan was being revised and would then be shared with the LU community which should be in a few weeks.
 
 9.
Adjournment
 
The meeting adjourned at 1:30 p.m.
 
 
 ATTENDANCE
 
Thunder Bay Campus
B. Cuthbertson
S.D. Stone
G. Colton
R. Berg
M. MacLean
J. Blahuta
D. McPherson
R. Ariss
D. Hannah
B. Vernier-Larochette
M.N. Rinne
P. Jasen
N. McIntyre
H. Smith
D. Ivison
M. Beaulieu
S. Pound
L. Paquette
R. Warburton
J. Leggatt
V. Smith
S.S. Islam
J.M. Richardson
D. Jobin-Bevans
 
Orillia Campus
A. den Otter
 
REGRETS
A. Foshay
K. Holmes
T. Potter
B. Stolar