Council Meeting Agenda March 3, 2016; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, March 3, 2016

3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Faculty of Graduate Studies' Faculty Teaching Awards

Presentations:
Nicholas Cercone (posthumously), Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering
Celia Haig-Brown, Graduate Programs in Education, Environmental Studies, Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies, Humanities, and Social & Political Thought

3. Minutes of Previous Meeting (February 4, 2016) (.docx)

4. Business Arising from the Minutes

5. Dean’s Remarks

6. New Dual Credential Master’s Degree

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 21, 2015 and by Faculty Council December 3, 2015. Approved in revised format by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 24, 2016

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New Program Proposal for Expedited Approval

Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs
Re-submission of Major Modification proposal at the request of the Vice-Provost. New forms required.

Proposed Dual Credential Master’s Degree in Public & International Affairs (York University and Laval University)
Proposal (.doc) | Calendar copy (.docx) | Appendix I (.docx) | Appendix II (.xlsx) | Principal's letter (.pdf)

7. Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 24, 2016

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a) Graduate Program in Biology

Changes to transfer between Master’s and PhD
Changes to degree requirements (.doc)

b) Graduate Program in Law

Part-Time LLM Specialising in International Business Law

Changes to course requirements
Changes to admissions requirements (.doc)

c) Graduate Program in Philosophy

Changes to PhD logic examination (.doc)

d) Graduate Program in Theatre & Performance Studies

Changes to PhD comprehensive examinations (.docx)

8. Changes in Diploma Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 24, 2016

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Graduate Diplomas in Education in New Urban Environments, Early Childhood Education, Language and Literacy, and Postsecondary Education

Changes in Course Requirements (.docx)

9. Senate Synopsis

Summary of Senate meeting of January 28, 2016 (.pdf)

10. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: April 7, 2016