Agenda: April 6, 2006

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, April 6, 2006
4:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Citations for Faculty of Graduate Studies' Teaching Awards

Recipients in 2005-2006: Professors Lesley Higgins, Graduate Programmes in English and Humanities, and Stephen Weiss, Graduate Programme in Business Administration

3. Canadian Federation for the Social Sciences & Humanities Congress 2006

Guests: Professor John Lennox, Academic Convenor; Marla Chodak, Academic Policy Analyst, Office of the Vice-President (Academic)

4. Minutes of Previous Meeting (March 2, 2006)

5. Business Arising from the Minutes

6. Dean's Remarks

7. New Graduate Programme Degree

Approved at the March 15, 2006, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

Proposed Graduate Programme in Dance Degree: Master of Fine Arts

8. Senate Synopsis

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Summary of Senate meeting of February 23, 2006

9. Curricular Changes

Approved at the March 1, 2006, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and received for information at the March 15, 2006, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

Members of Council may, if they wish, view these documents in the FGS Council office, 283 York Lanes, by calling M. Michael Schiff, Assistant Secretary of Council, extension 22264.

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Graduate Programme in Dance
New Course Proposals
Dance 5350 3.0: "Theory and Practice in Dance Dramaturgy"/Prerequisites: Dance 5300 3.0: "Methods and Materials of Movement Observation" and Dance 5325 3.0: "Creative Studies and Performing Arts"
Dance 5501 3.0: "Initiating, Forming and Performing Choreography"/Co-requisites: Dance 5300 3.0: "Methods and Materials of Movement Observation" and Dance 5350 3.0: "Theory and Practice in Dance Dramaturgy"
Dance 5601 0.0: "Dance Colloquia/Workshops"
Dance 5602 0.0: "Dance Production"
Dance 6001 3.0: "Choreography Thesis"
Dance 6002 3.0: "Dance Dramaturgy Thesis"

10. Other Business