Agenda: October 2, 2008

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, October 2, 2008
4:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building

1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Dean's Remarks

3. Citation for Faculty of Graduate Studies' 2007-08 Teaching Award

Recipient: Liora Salter, Graduate Programs in Communication & Culture and Law

4. Minutes of Previous Meeting (June 5, 2008)

5. Realignment Consultation

Guest: Professor George Fallis

6. Business Arising from the Minutes

Report on Summer Authority

* * * For Information * * *

a) Proposed Graduate Program in Finance
Approved at the May 21, 2008, meeting of the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee; approved by Faculty Council June 5, 2008 (pending resolution by Academic Planning & Policy Committee of matters related to consultation); approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on June 25, 2008

New Graduate Program Proposal

b) Graduate Program in Business Administration
Approved at the July 11, 2008, meeting of the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on August 19, 2008

Changes in Degree Requirements
Change in name of Graduate Diploma and concentration
Change in name from Graduate Diploma in Real Property Development to Real Estate and Infrastructure
Change in name of concentration from Real Property Development to Real Estate and Infrastructure

c) Graduate Program in International Business Administration
Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on August 19, 2008

Changes in Degree Requirements
Changes in Language Requirements
Changes in testing for supported languages
Changes in requirements for non-supported languages

d) Proposed Graduate Diploma in Education in the New Urban Environment
Approved at the July 11, 2008, meeting of the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on August 19, 2008

New Graduate Diploma

e) Change in Name of Program
Approved at the July 11, 2008, meeting of the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on August 19, 2008

from Graduate Program in Ethnomusicology & Musicology to Graduate Program in Music

f) Changes in Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Psychology
Approved at the September 10, 2008, meeting of the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and at the September 17, 2008, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
Change to external practicum/internship from letter grade to pass/fail for both the Clinical and the Clinical-Developmental Areas
for Psychology 6440P 6.0: Clinical Practicum II, Psychology 6460P 6.0 or 3.0: Clinical Practicum III) (Optional), Psychology 6910P 6.0: Introduction to the Psychological Assessment of Children Practicum, Psychology 6930P 6.0: Intervention Strategies with Children, and Psychology 6840 6.0 or 3.0: Clinical Internship

7. New Graduate Programs

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a) Proposed New Graduate Program in Financial Accountability (MFAcc) Proposal (.doc) | Appendices: A (.doc), B (.doc), C (.doc), D (.doc), E (.doc), F (.doc)
Approved at the September 17, 2008, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
(Guests: Professor Brian Gaber, Administrative Studies; Senior Coordinator, Professor Sung Kwon, Administrative Studies)

New Graduate Program Proposal

b) Proposed New Graduate Program in Health (Master's in Health, PhD) Proposal (.doc) | Letters: 1 (.pdf), 2 (.pdf)
Approved at the June 9, 2008, meeting of the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee, approved at the September 17, 2008, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
(Guest: Mary Wiktorowicz, Chair, School of Health Policy & Management, Faculty of Health)

New Graduate Program Proposal

8. Proposed Revisions – Senate Policy on Sessional Dates and the Scheduling of Examinations (.doc)

* * * For Discussion * * *

9. Consultation on the start time of Faculty Council

Recommendation to change the time that Council begins from 4:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

10. Senate Synopses

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Summary of Senate meetings of May 22 (.pdf) and June 26, (.pdf) 2008

11. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: November 6, 2008