Faculty Meeting Friday, February 1, 2013

Date: 
Friday, February 1, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
ATAC 3004
Agenda: 
MEMORANDUM
Date:        January 31, 2013

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 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013 AT 10:00 AM TO NOON IN ATAC 3004.

                    AGENDA  


 1.    Approval of Agenda.

 2.    Approval of the January 3, 2013 Minutes.   
 
 3.    Business Arising from the Minutes.

 4.    Registrar's Report.
 
 5.    Dean's Report.

 6.    Departmental/School Reports.
      
 7.    Orillia Report.

 8.    Other Business.
        i)  Definition of a Specialization.

 9.    Adjournment.    



_________________________________
VICTOR SMITH, Chair, Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty Council.


Minutes: 
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES COUNCIL
 January 3, 2013


APPROVED
 
A meeting of the Faculty Council was held on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 9:00 am in ATAC Board Room 3004.

Presentation

Ms. Karen Chan, Manager, Student Health and Counselling Services, made a short presentation.

1.
Approval of Agenda
 
It was moved by D. Ivison and seconded by J. Roth that the agenda be approved.
 
                                                                             Carried.
2.
Approval of the Minutes
 
It was moved by D. Ivison and seconded by M. Stevenson that the minutes of December 5, 2012, be approved as amended.
 
                                                                             Carried.
3.
Business Arising from Minutes

 None.

4.
Registrar's Report

None.

5.
Dean's Report for Faculty Council

G. Siddall reported that decisions regarding replacement positions will be made sooner than had been previously indicated.

6.
Departmental/School Reports


i)  Women's Studies

J. Roth brought forward amendments to four calendar changes that were passed at the December 5, 2012 Faculty Council meeting.  These were for informational purposes only.


7.
Orillia Report

M. Stevenson stated that K. Fedderson will be on leave for the next year, and that Dr. Herman van den Berg is the Acting Dean during his absence.
He also stated that they will be making changes to the Inquiry Program.  S. Kurissery will be contacting the Chairs/Director in the next couple of weeks with the changes.  

 8.
Other Business

D. McPherson inquired about whether there had been communication between the Dean of the Faculty of Law and the Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities about the two required courses offered by our Faculty.  G. Siddall stated that there have been no formal talks yet, but that she will follow up with L. Stuesser.

 9.
Adjournment
 
The meeting adjourned at 9:45 am, moved by J. Roth and D. McPherson.
                            
                             Carried.



 ATTENDANCE
 
Thunder Bay Campus

J. Roth
S.D. Stone
D. McPherson
B. Vernier
D. Ivison
R. Berg
G. Siddall
V. Smith

Orillia Campus

S.S. Islam
M. Stevenson

REGRETS

P. Carr
R. Koster
I. Lem©e