Council Meeting Agenda April 1, 2021; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies, 3:00 p.m.

Agenda
Thursday, April 1, 2021
3:00 p.m.

This meeting will be held remotely via Zoom. The link and password to join the meeting may be found via the meeting's email notice.

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2.  Student System Renewal Program

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Guests:  Marie Limanni, Executive Director, Student System Renewal Program; Heather Moore, Manager, Business Transformation, Graduate Studies

Presentation (.ppt)

3. Minutes of Previous Meeting (March 4, 2020) (.docx)

4.  Business Arising from the Minutes

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Continued discussion of FGS Council’s support of continued assistance of graduate students facing pandemic-related challenges to degree completion

5. Dean's Remarks and Discussion

6. Reports from FGS Representatives to Senate Committees

Cheryl van Daalen-Smith, Senate Executive Committee
Evan Light, Senate Academic Planning, Policy & Research Committee
Mark Hayward, Senate Academic Standards, Curriculum & Pedagogy Committee
Naomi Couto, Senate Executive Committee's Subcommittee on Honorary Degrees & Ceremonials

7. Consultation on proposed new Academic Conduct Policy and Procedures

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Iain Moyles, Chair, FGS Appeals & Academic Honesty Committee

Revisions to Senate Policy on Academic Honesty: Consultation on proposed new Academic Conduct Policy and Procedures (.pdf) 

Presentation (.pptx)

For reference:  Existing Senate Policy on Academic Honesty (URL); FGS Procedural Guidelines (URL)

8. Proposed Revision to Graduate Studies Regulations on Comprehensive Examination

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Proposed Revision to Graduate Studies Regulations on Comprehensive Examinations:  Draft for Consultation (.pdf) 

9. Changes in Faculty Regulations

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Leaves of Absence:  removal of fees (.docx) 

10. Senate Synopsis

Summary of the Senate meeting of February 25, 2021 (URL/pdf)

11. Other Business

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