Senate Standing Committee on Academic Planning and Priorities

Mandate

  1. Advise Senate on the mission statement, goals, objectives, strategies and priorities of the University.
  2. In consultation with the Senate Standing Committee on Curriculum and the Senate Standing Committee on the University Budget,
    advise Senate on the establishment, suspension and/or discontinuance of educational programs.
  3. In consultation with the Senate Standing Committee on Curriculum, the Senate Standing Committee on the University Budget and any other duly constituted senate body, advise Senate on the priorities for implementation of new programs leading to citations, certificates, diplomas, degrees and post-baccalaureate credentials.
  4. Advise Senate on the establishment or discontinuance of faculties, schools, divisions and departments of the University.
  5. In consultation with the Senate Standing Committee on Research and Graduate Studies, advise Senate on the establishment, revision or discontinuance of research centres, institutes, and other research-related matters requiring senate approval.
  6. In consultation with other relevant standing committees, review and advise Senate on the policies related to affiliation and articulation agreements with other post-secondary institutions.
  7. In consultation with the Senate Standing Committee on Curriculum and the Senate Standing Committee on the University Budget, advise Senate on the Strategic Enrolment Management Plan, policies for enrolment management and the admission of students, and the integration of these with the Academic Plan.
  8. Advise the Senate Standing Committee on the University Budget on the academic priorities for the allocation of funds.
  9. Establish such subcommittees as needed to fulfill the committee's responsibilities, as well as reporting mechanisms for these subcommittees.
  10. Other duties as assigned by Senate.

Membership Composition

Voting Members

  • Chancellor
  • President
  • Two student senators or student representatives
  • Faculty senator or representative from each Faculty
  • Support staff senator or representative
  • Two deans or designates

Non-voting Members

  • Vice-Chair of Senate
  • University Registrar or designate
  • Provost and Vice-President, Academic or designate
  • Vice-President, Students or designate
  • Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning or designate
  • Associate Vice-President, Research or designate
  • Associate Vice-President, Planning and Accountability or designate
  • Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Curriculum
  • Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on University Budget

2023–2024 Membership

VOTING MEMBERSROLETERM END
Kwuntiltunaat (Kim Baird)ChancellorEx officio
Alan Davis, Vice-ChairPresidentEx officio
Sharmen LeeDeanAugust 31, 2024
Andhra GoundreyDeanAugust 31, 2025
Ishant GoyalStudent RepresentativeAugust 31, 2024
 Student Senator or Representative 
Shelley StrimboldSupport Staff SenatorAugust 31, 2024
FACULTY SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES  
Diane Van der GuchtFaculty of Academic and Career PreparationAugust 31, 2026
Fiona Whittington-WalshFaculty of ArtsAugust 31, 2024
Andre IwanchukFaculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAugust 31, 2024
Katie KozlowskiFaculty of HealthAugust 31, 2026
Allyson RozellFaculty of ScienceAugust 31, 2024
 Faculty of Trades and Technology 
Andreas SchwartzMelville School of BusinessAugust 31, 2025
 Wilson School of Design 
NON-VOTINGROLETERM END
Catherine Schwichtenberg, ChairVice-Chair of SenateEx officio
Melinda SchrammDesignate, University RegistrarAugust 31, 2026
Diane PurveyProvost and Vice-President, AcademicEx officio
Zena MitchellVice-President, StudentsEx officio
Leeann WaddingtonAssociate Vice-President, Teaching and LearningEx officio
Daniel BernsteinDesignate, Associate Vice-President, ResearchAugust 31, 2026
Lori McElroyAssociate Vice-President, Planning and AccountabilityEx officio
Catherine SchwichtenbergChair, Senate Standing Committee on CurriculumEx officio
Alan DavisChair, Senate Standing Committee on University BudgetEx officio

2023–2024 Meeting Schedule

Location: MS Teams Online

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

SUBMISSION DEADLINEMEETING DATEAGENDA PACKAGEAPPROVED MINUTES
Friday, September 15, 2023Friday, September 29, 2023September 29, 2023September 29, 2023
Friday, October 13, 2023Friday, October 27, 2023October 27, 2023October 27, 2023
Friday, November 10, 2023Friday, November 24, 2023November 24, 2023November 24, 2023
Friday, December 22, 2023Friday, January 5, 2024January 5, 2024January 5, 2024
Friday, January 19, 2024Friday, February 2, 2024 (cancelled)February 2, 2024February 2, 2024
Friday, February 23, 2024Friday, March 8, 2024March 8, 2024March 8, 2024
Friday, March 22, 2024Friday, April 5, 2024April 5, 2024April 5, 2024
Friday, April 19, 2024Friday, May 3, 2024May 3, 2024May 3, 2024
Friday, May 24, 2024Friday, June 7, 2024 - in personJune 7, 2024June 7, 2024

Membership Archives

2022 / 2023

VOTING MEMBERSROLETERM END
Kwuntiltunaat (Kim Baird)ChancellorEx officio
Alan Davis, Vice-ChairPresidentEx officio
Sharmen LeeDeanAugust 31, 2024
Andhra GoundreyDeanAugust 31, 2025
Navleen KaurStudent SenatorAugust 31, 2023
Gurprabhnoor KaurStudent RepresentativeAugust 31, 2023
Shelley StrimboldSupport Staff SenatorAugust 31, 2024
FACULTY SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES  
Diane Van der GuchtFaculty of Academic and Career PreparationAugust 31, 2026
Fiona Whittington-WalshFaculty of ArtsAugust 31, 2024
Andre IwanchukFaculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAugust 31, 2024
 Faculty of Health 
Allyson RozellFaculty of Science and HorticultureAugust 31, 2024
Tom WestgateFaculty of Trades and TechnologyAugust 31, 2023
Andreas SchwartzMelville School of BusinessAugust 31, 2025
Heather Clark, ChairWilson School of DesignAugust 31, 2023
NON-VOTINGROLETERM END
Amy JeonVice-Chair of SenateEx officio
Melinda SchrammDesignate, University RegistrarAugust 31, 2026
Diane PurveyProvost and Vice-President, AcademicEx officio
Zena MitchellVice-President, StudentsEx officio
Leeann WaddingtonAssociate Vice-President, Teaching and LearningEx officio
Deepak GuptaAssociate Vice-President, ResearchEx officio
Lori McElroyAssociate Vice-President, Planning and AccountabilityEx officio
Amy JeonChair, Senate Standing Committee on CurriculumEx officio
Alan DavisChair, Senate Standing Committee on University BudgetEx officio

2021 / 2022

VOTING MEMBERSROLETERM END
Kwuntiltunaat (Kim Baird)ChancellorEx officio
Alan DavisPresidentEx officio
Purru SandhuStudent SenatorAugust 31, 2022
Karen Ida VillagraciaStudent RepresentativeAugust 31, 2022
 Representative, Support Staff 
Sharmen LeeDeanAugust 31, 2024
Andhra GoundreyDeanAugust 31, 2022
FACULTY SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES  
Bogdan BryjaFaculty of Academic and Career PreparationAugust 31, 2022
Lilach MaromFaculty of ArtsAugust 31, 2024
Andre IwanchukFaculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAugust 31, 2024
Catherine SchwichtenbergFaculty of HealthAugust 31, 2022
Allyson RozellFaculty of Science and HorticultureAugust 31, 2024
Tom WestgateFaculty of Trades and TechnologyAugust 31, 2023
Kristan Ash, Vice-ChairMelville School of BusinessAugust 31, 2022
Heather Clark, ChairWilson School of DesignAugust 31, 2023
NON-VOTINGROLETERM END
Amy JeonVice-Chair of SenateEx officio
Zena MitchellUniversity RegistrarEx officio
Diane PurveyProvost and Vice-President, AcademicEx officio
Steve CardwellVice-President, StudentsEx officio
Rajiv JhangianiAssociate Vice-President, Teaching and LearningEx officio
Deepak GuptaAssociate Vice-President, ResearchEx officio
Lori McElroyAssociate Vice-President, Office of Planning and AccountabilityEx officio
Amy JeonChair, Senate Standing Committee on CurriculumEx officio
Stephanie HowesChair, Senate Standing Committee on University BudgetEx officio

2020 / 2021

VOTING MEMBERSROLETERM END
Kim BairdChancellorEx officio
Alan DavisPresidentEx officio
Pallav SharmaStudent SenatorAugust 31, 2021
Simrat GillStudent SenatorAugust 31, 2021
Michelle MolnarRepresentative, Support StaffAugust 31, 2022
Sharmen LeeDeanAugust 31, 2024
Andhra GoundreyDeanAugust 31, 2022
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVES  
 Faculty of Academic and Career Preparation 
Lilach MaromFaculty of ArtsAugust 31, 2021
Allyson RozellFaculty of Science and HorticultureAugust 31, 2024
Kristan AshSchool of BusinessAugust 31, 2022
FACULTY SENATORS  
Andre IwanchukFaculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAugust 31, 2024
Catherine SchwichtenbergFaculty of HealthAugust 31, 2022
Tom WestgateFaculty of Trades and TechnologyAugust 31, 2023
Heather Clark, ChairWilson School of DesignAugust 31, 2023
NON-VOTINGROLETERM END
David BurnsVice-Chair of SenateEx officio
Zena MitchellUniversity RegistrarEx officio
Sandy VanderburghProvost and Vice-President, AcademicEx officio
Steve CardwellVice-President, StudentsEx officio
Rajiv JhangianiAssociate Vice-President, Teaching and LearningEx officio
Deepak GuptaAssociate Vice-President, ResearchEx officio
Lori McElroyExecutive Director, Office of Planning and AccountabilityEx officio
David BurnsChair, Senate Standing Committee on CurriculumEx officio
David BurnsChair, Senate Standing Committee on University BudgetEx officio

2019/ 2020

VOTING MEMBERSROLETERM END
George MelvilleChancellorEx officio
Alan DavisPresidentEx officio
 Student Senator 
Ranpal SandhuStudent SenatorAugust 31, 2020
Michelle MolnarProfessional Support Staff SenatorAugust 31, 2022
Harjit DhesiDean or Associate DeanAugust 31, 2023
Andhra GoundreyDean or Associate DeanAugust 31, 2022
SENATOR OR REPRESENTATIVE   
Randal ThiessenFaculty of Academic & Career PreparationAugust 31, 2022
Ann-Marie McLellanFaculty of ArtsAugust 31, 2019
Andre IwanchukFaculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAugust 31, 2021
Catherine SchwichtenbergFaculty of HealthAugust 31, 2022
Allyson RozellFaculty of Science and HorticultureAugust 31, 2021
Tom WestgateFaculty of Trades and TechnologyAugust 31, 2021
Kristan AshSchool of BusinessAugust 31, 2022
Natasha Campbell, ChairWilson School of DesignAugust 31, 2020
NON-VOTINGROLETERM END
David BurnsVice-Chair of SenateEx officio
Zena MitchellUniversity Registrar or designateEx officio
Sandy VanderburghProvost and Vice-President, Academic or designateEx officio
Steve CardwellVice-President, Students or designateEx officio
Rajiv JhangianiVice-Provost, Teaching and Learning or designateEx officio
Deepak GuptaAssociate Vice-President, Research or designateEx officio
Lori McElroyExecutive Director, Office of Planning and AccountabilityEx officio
David BurnsChair, Senate Standing Committee on CurriculumEx officio
David BurnsChair, Senate Standing Committee on University BudgetEx officio

2018 / 2019

VOTING MEMBERSROLETERM END
George MelvilleChancellorEx officio
Alan DavisPresidentEx officio
Lincoln SaugstadSenator and StudentAugust 31, 2019
 Student 
Peter WarrenProfessional Support StaffAugust 31, 2021
DEANS  
David FlorkowskiDeanProvost appointment
Andhra Goundrey, ActingDeanProvost appointment
FACULTY MEMBERS  
Randal ThiessenFaculty of Academic & Career PreparationAugust 31, 2019
Ann-Marie McLellanFaculty of ArtsAugust 31, 2019
Andre IwanchukFaculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAugust 31, 2021
 Faculty of Health 
Allyson RozellFaculty of Science and HorticultureAugust 31, 2021
Tom WestgateFaculty of Trades and TechnologyAugust 31, 2021
 School of Business 
Natasha CampbellSchool of DesignAugust 31, 2021
NON-VOTINGROLETERM END
David BurnsChair, Senate Standing Committee on CurriculumEx officio
David BurnsChair, Senate Standing Committee on the University BudgetEx officio
Sal FerrerasProvost and Vice-President, Academic or designateEx officio
Deepak GuptaAssociate Vice-President, Research or designateEx officio
Stephanie ChuVice-Provost, Teaching and Learning or designateEx officio
Jane Fee, ChairVice-Provost, Students or designateEx officio
Lori McElroyExecutive Director, Office of Planning & AccountabilityEx officio
David BurnsVice-Chair of SenateEx officio
Zena MitchellUniversity Registrar or designateEx officio

2017 / 2018

VOTING MEMBERSROLETERM END
George MelvilleChancellorEx officio
Alan DavisPresidentEx officio
Amanda GreyStudent SenatorAugust 31, 2018
Rahil FaruqiStudentAugust 31, 2018
 Professional Support Staff 
DEANS  
David FlorkowskiDeanProvost appointment
Carolyn RobertsonDeanProvost appointment
FACULTY MEMBERS  
Denise NielsonFaculty of Academic & Career PreparationAugust 31, 2019
Ann-Marie McLellanFaculty of ArtsAugust 31, 2019
Angela RyanFaculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAugust 31, 2018
Sharon LeitchFaculty of HealthAugust 31, 2019
 Faculty of Science and Horticulture 
Tom WestgateFaculty of Trades and TechnologyAugust 31, 2018
Chamkaur CheemaSchool of BusinessAugust 31, 2018
Sholto ScrutonSchool of DesignAugust 31, 2021
NON-VOTINGROLETERM END
David BurnsChair, Senate Standing Committee on CurriculumEx officio
David BurnsInterim Chair, Senate Standing Committee on the University BudgetEx officio
Sal FerrerasProvost and Vice-President, Academic or designateEx officio
Stephanie ChuAssociate Vice-President, Research and ScholarshipEx officio
Stephanie ChuVice-Provost, Teaching and LearningEx officio
Jane Fee, ChairVice-Provost, StudentsEx officio
Lori McElroyExecutive Director, Office of Planning & AccountabilityEx officio
David BurnsVice-Chair of SenateEx officio
Nadia HenwoodAssociate Registrar, Admissions and Enrolment ServicesEx officio

2016 / 2017

VOTING MEMBERSROLETERM END
George MelvilleChancellorEx officio
Alan DavisPresidentEx officio
Caitlin McCutchenStudent SenatorAugust 31, 2017
Tanvir SinghStudentAugust 31, 2017
Gillian WeltonProfessional Support StaffAugust 31, 2017
DEANS  
David FlorkowskiDeanProvost appointment
Carolyn RobertsonDeanProvost appointment
FACULTY MEMBERS  
Denise Nielson, SenatorFaculty of Academic & Career PreparationAugust 31, 2019
Angela RyanFaculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAugust 31, 2019
 Faculty of Arts 
Sharon LeitchFaculty of HealthAugust 31, 2019
Jennifer AuFaculty of Science and HorticultureAugust 31, 2019
Tom WestgateFaculty of Trades and TechnologyAugust 31, 2018
Chamkaur Cheema, SenatorSchool of BusinessAugust 31, 2018
Andhra GoundreyWilson School of DesignAugust 31, 2018
NON-VOTINGROLETERM END
Jennifer AuChair, Senate Standing Committee on CurriculumEx officio
Tom WestgateChair, Senate Standing Committee on the University BudgetEx officio
Sal FerrerasProvost and Vice-President, Academic or designateEx officio
 Associate Vice-President, Research and ScholarshipEx officio
Stephanie ChuVice-Provost, Teaching and LearningEx officio
Jane Fee, ChairVice-Provost, StudentsEx officio
Lori McElroyExecutive Director, Office of Planning & AccountabilityEx officio
Jennifer AuVice-Chair of SenateEx officio
Nadia HenwoodAssociate Registrar, Admissions and Enrolment ServicesEx officio

Meeting Archives

2022 / 2023

AGENDA PACKAGEAPPROVED MINUTES
September 23, 2022September 23, 2022
October 21, 2022October 21, 2022
December 2, 2022December 2, 2022
January 6, 2023January 6, 2023
March 3, 2023March 3, 2023
March 31, 2023March 31, 2023
May 5, 2023May 5, 2023
June 2, 2023June 2, 2023

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