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Senate Standing Committee on Curriculum

Mandate

  1. Review full program proposals for all programs seeking Senate approval.
  2. Review general curricular guidelines or requirements for programs.
  3. Review program revisions for all programs seeking Senate approval.
  4. Report with recommendations to Senate on the status of full program proposals, program implementations, and program revisions in such a manner and at such times as the program approval/implementation process and Senate may require.
  5. Receive and review all new, revised, and discontinued course outlines whose revisions require approval by the Senate and recommend approval to Senate, in accordance with the criteria defined in the Course Outline Manual.
  6. Advise Senate Standing Committee on Policy on policies that impact curriculum as required, and report with recommendations to the committee and to Senate.
  7. Oversee the Course Outline Manual and recommend approval of any non-operational revisions to the Senate.
  8. Establish such subcommittees as needed to fulfill the committee's responsibilities and to consider their recommendations and forward as appropriate for approval by Senate
  9. Establish guidelines for program approval.
  10. Other duties as assigned by Senate.

Membership Composition

Voting Members

  • Chancellor
  • President
  • University Registrar or designate
  • Student senator or student representative
  • Senator or representative from each Faculty
  • Two deans or associate deans
  • Academic advisor

Non-voting Members

  • Vice-Chair of Senate
  • University Registrar or designate
  • Senator or representative, Co-operative Education
  • Provost and Vice-President, Academic or designate
  • Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning or designate
  • Senator or representative, Teaching and Learning Commons

2021 / 2022 Membership

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
Kwuntiltunaat (Kim Baird) Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Nadia Henwood Designate, University Registrar August 31, 2022
Olivia Takaoka Student Senator August 31, 2022
Greg Millard Dean August 31, 2024
Elizabeth Worobec Dean  
Theresa Voorsluys Academic Advisor August 31, 2024
FACULTY SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES    
Bogdan Bryja Faculty of Academic and Career Preparation August 31, 2022
Parthiphan Krishnan Faculty of Arts August 31, 2023
Jen Adams Faculty of Educational Support and Development August 31, 2024
Sherilyn Sweeney Faculty of Health August 31, 2023
Gregory Harris Faculty of Science and Horticulture August 31, 2023
Ron Murray Faculty of Trades and Technology August 31, 2023
Katherine Carpenter Melville School of Business August 31, 2024
Lindsay Norris Wilson School of Design August 31, 2023
NON-VOTING ROLE TERM END
Amy Jeon Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Zena Mitchell University Registrar Ex officio
Melissa Krahn Senator and representative, Co-operative Education August 31, 2022
David Burns Designate, Provost and Vice-President, Academic August 31, 2024
Rajiv Jhangiani Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning Ex officio
Leeann Waddington Representative, Teaching and Learning Commons August 31, 2022

2021 / 2022 Meeting Schedule

Location: MS Teams Online

Time: 4:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE MEETING DATE AGENDA PACKAGE APPROVED MINUTES
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 September 15, 2021 September 15, 2021
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 October 13, 2021 October 13, 2021
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 November 10, 2021 November 10, 2021
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Wednesday, January 12, 2022 January 12, 2022 January 12, 2022
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Wednesday, February 9, 2022 February 9, 2022 February 9, 2022
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 March 9, 2022 March 9, 2022
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 Wednesday, April 6, 2022 April 6, 2022 April 6, 2022
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Wednesday, May 11, 2022 May 11, 2022 May 11, 2022
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Wednesday, June 15, 2022 June 15, 2022 June 15, 2022

Subcommittees

Membership Archives

2020 / 2021

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
Kim Baird Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Simi Dhaliwal Student Representative August 31, 2021
Deepak Gupta Associate Vice-President, Research Ex officio
Diane Purvey Dean August 31, 2021
Elizabeth Worobec Dean August 31, 2021
Deborah Henderson Director of a Research Institute August 31, 2021
Joel Murray Designate, Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning August 31, 2024
SENATORS OR REPRESENTATIVES    
Daniel Bernstein, Chair Faculty of Arts August 31, 2024
Karen Meijer-Kline Faculty of Educational Support and Development August 31, 2021
Sundeep Varaich Faculty of Health August 31, 2022
Mandeep Pannu School of Business August 31, 2021
Victor Martinez Wilson School of Design August 31, 2021
Paul Ohler Faculty of Arts August 31, 2022
Paul Adams Faculty of Science and Horticulture August 31, 2023
Mark Vardy Faculty of Arts August 31, 2023
NON-VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio

2019 / 2020

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Nadia Henwood University Registrar or designate August 31, 2022
  Student Senator  
Diane Purvey Dean or Associate Dean August 31, 2020
Elizabeth Worobec Dean or Associate Dean August 31, 2020
Nick Bransford Academic Advisor August 31, 2023
SENATOR OR REPRESENTATIVE    
Randal Thiessen Faculty of Academic & Career Preparation August 31, 2022
Parthiphan Krishnan Faculty of Arts August 31, 2020
Jen Adams Faculty of Educational Support and Development August 31, 2021
Laurel Tien Faculty of Health August 31, 2023
Gregory Harris Faculty of Science and Horticulture August 31, 2020
Ron Murray Faculty of Trades and Technology August 31, 2020
Anton Kietaibl School of Business August 31, 2021
Lindsay Norris Wilson School of Design August 31, 2023
NON-VOTING ROLE TERM END
David Burns, Chair Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Zena Mitchell University Registrar or designate Ex officio
Leanne MacKenzie Senator or representative, Co-operative Education August 31, 2020
Sandy Vanderburgh Provost and Vice-President, Academic or designate Ex officio
Rajiv Jhangiani Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning or designate Ex officio
Leeann Waddington Educational Developer August 31, 2022

2018 / 2019

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Jane Fee Deputy Provost Ex officio
Diane Purvey Dean Provost appointment
Elizabeth Worobec Dean Provost appointment
Nadia Henwood University Registrar or designate August 31, 2022
Herbie Atwal Academic Advisor August 31, 2021
Christina Wilcox Student August 31, 2019
FACULTY MEMBERS    
Randal Thiessen Faculty of Academic & Career Preparation August 31, 2019
Parthiphan Krishnan Faculty of Arts August 31, 2020
Jen Adams Faculty of Educational Support and Development August 31, 2021
Laurel Tien Faculty of Health August 31, 2022
Gregory Harris Faculty of Science and Horticulture August 31, 2020
Ron Murray Faculty of Trades and Technology August 31, 2020
Anton Kietaibl School of Business August 31, 2021
Paola Gavilanez Wilson School of Design August 31, 2020
NON-VOTING ROLE TERM END
Leanne MacKenzie faculty Member, Co-operative Education August 31, 2020
  faculty Member, Library  
David Burns, Chair Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic or designate Ex officio
Stephanie Chu Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning or designate Ex officio
Zena Mitchell University Registrar Ex officio

2017 / 2018

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Jane Fee Deputy Provost Ex officio
Diane Purvey Dean Provost appointment
Elizabeth Worobec Dean Provost appointment
Nadia Henwood Representative, Office of the Registrar August 31, 2019
Herbie Atwal, Senator Academic Advisor August 31, 2018
Sheamus Collins Student August 31, 2018
FACULTY MEMBERS    
Denise Nielson, Senator Faculty of Academic & Career Preparation August 31, 2019
Parthiphan Krishnan Faculty of Arts August 31, 2020
Leanne MacKenzie Faculty of Educational Support and Development August 31, 2020
Leeann Waddington, Senator Faculty of Health August 31, 2018
Gregory Harris Faculty of Science and Horticulture August 31, 2020
Ron Murray Faculty of Trades and Technology August 31, 2020
Doug Fletcher School of Business August 31, 2019
Paola Gavilanez, Senator Wilson School of Design August 31, 2020
NON-VOTING ROLE TERM END
Leanne MacKenzie faculty Member, Co-operative Education August 31, 2020
Linda Rogers faculty Member, Library June 30, 2018
David Burns, Chair Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Stephanie Chu Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning Ex officio
Zena Mitchell University Registrar Ex officio

2016 / 2017

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Jane Fee Deputy Provost Ex officio
Diane Purvey Dean Provost appointment
Elizabeth Worobec Dean Provost appointment
Nadia Henwood Representative, Office of the Registrar Registrar appointment
Herbie Atwal Senator and Educational Advisor August 31, 2018
Caitlin McCutchen Senator and Student August 31, 2017
Brenda Snaith Senator August 31, 2017
FACULTY MEMBERS    
Denise Nielson Faculty of Academic & Career Preparation August 31, 2019
David Burns Faculty of Arts August 31, 2017
Leanne MacKenzie Faculty of Educational Support and Development August 31, 2020
Leeanne Waddington Faculty of Health August 31, 2019
Gregory Harris Faculty of Science and Horticulture August 31, 2017
  Faculty of Trades and Technology  
Doug Fletcher School of Business August 31, 2019
Michael Pope Wilson School of Design August 31, 2017
NON-VOTING ROLE TERM END
Khairunnisa Ali Co-operative Education August 31, 2017
Linda Rogers Library August 31, 2017
Jennifer Au, Chair Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Stephanie Chu Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning Ex officio
Zena Mitchell University Registrar Ex officio

Meeting Archives

2020 / 2021

AGENDA PACKAGE APPROVED MINUTES
September 16, 2020 September 16, 2020
October 14, 2020 October 14, 2020
November 18, 2020 November 18, 2020
January 13, 2021 January 13, 2021
February 10, 2021 February 10, 2021
March 10, 2021 March 10, 2021
April 7, 2021 April 7, 2021
May 12, 2021 May 12, 2021
June 16, 2021 June 16, 2021

2019 / 2020

2018 / 2019

2017 / 2018

2016 / 2017

2015 / 2016

2014 / 2015

2013 / 2014

2012 / 2013

2011 / 2012

2010 / 2011

2009 / 2010

2008 / 2009

Degree Proposal Assessment Committee Archives (pre-Senate)

2007 / 2008

2006 / 2007

2005 / 2006

2004 / 2005

2003 / 2004

2002 / 2003

2001 / 2002

2000 / 2001

1999 / 2000

AGENDA PACKAGE APPROVED MINUTES
September 15, 1999 September 15, 1999
October 5, 1999 October 5, 1999
December 8, 1999 December 8, 1999
January 12, 2000 January 12, 2000
February 9, 2000 February 9, 2000
March 8, 2000 March 8, 2000
April 5, 2000 April 5, 2000
May 24, 2000 May 24, 2000
June 7, 2000 June 7, 2000

1998 / 1999

AGENDA PACKAGE APPROVED MINUTES
September 9, 1998 September 9, 1998
October 14, 1998 October 14, 1998
November 9, 1998 November 9, 1998
February 10, 1999 February 10, 1999
March 14, 1999 March 14, 1999
May 5, 1999 May 5, 1999
June 9, 1999 June 9, 1999

1997 / 1998

AGENDA PACKAGE APPROVED MINUTES
September 10, 1997 September 10, 1997
October 8, 1997 October 8, 1997
February 25, 1998 February 25, 1998
May 20, 1998 May 20, 1998
June 10, 1998 June 10, 1998

1996 / 1997

AGENDA PACKAGE APPROVED MINUTES
September 11, 1996 September 11, 1996
October 23, 1996 October 23, 1996
November 13, 1996 November 13, 1996
December 11, 1996 December 11, 1996
January 15, 1997 January 15, 1997
February 12, 1997 February 12, 1997
March 12, 1997 March 12, 1997

1995 / 1996

AGENDA PACKAGE APPROVED MINUTES
April 24, 1996 April 24, 1996
May 29, 1996 May 29, 1996

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