Council Meeting Agenda February 1, 2018; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Agenda
Thursday, February 1, 2018
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2.  Open Access Publishing at York University

Guests, Open Access Open Data Steering Committee representatives:
Joy Kirchner, Dean of Libraries, Co-Chair;
Andrea Kosavic, Interim Associate Dean, Libraries, Digital Strategy and Engagement;
Professor Markus Reisenleitner, Member.

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3. Reports from Senators

Professor Tom Loebel, FGS representative to the Senate Academic Policy, Planning & Research Committee

4. Minutes of Previous Meeting (January 4, 2018) (.docx)

5. Business Arising from the Minutes

6.  Dean's Remarks

7.  Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 13, 2017, and January 17, 2018

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a) Graduate Program in Administration (PhD)
Changes to course requirements (Finance field, PhD) (.pdf)

 b) Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New Specialization in Artificial Intelligence (MSc) (.pdf) | Consultation memo (.pdf)

c) Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
Wide-ranging changes to degree requirements (MES) (.docx)

d) Graduate Program in Law

Part-Time LLM
New Specialization in Privacy & Cybersecurity Law (LLM) (.docx)

8.  Curriculum Changes

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on January 17, 2018

Members of Council may view these documents by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Coordinator, Faculty Governance.

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a) Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New  Specialization in Artificial Intelligence
[see proposal above]

New Course Proposals
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6127 3.0:  "Machine Learning Theory"
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6322 3.0:  "Neural Networks and Deep Learning"

b) Graduate Program in Law
Part-Time LLM
New Specialization in Privacy & Cybersecurity Law
[see proposal above]

New Course Proposals
Law 6161P 6.0:  "Privacy and Data Security from a Legal, Business and Technological Perspective"
Law 6162P 3.0:  "Privacy Law in Canada"
Law 6163P 3.0:  "Internet Censorship and Global Surveillance"
Law 6164P 3.0:  "The Law of Confidential Information"
Law 6165P 3.0:  "Special Topics in Laws Governing Data Use and Data Disclosure"

9. Other Business

Next meeting of Council:  March 1, 2018