Council Meeting Agenda February 6, 2020; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Agenda
Thursday, February 6, 2020
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Dr. Robert Everett Senate Chamber)

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey

Presentation with Stephen E. Childs, Senior Institutional Analyst - Surveys & Special Projects, Office of Institutional Planning & Analysis; and Richard Smith, Director, Institutional Research, Reporting & Analysis, Office of Institutional Planning & Analysis

3.  York International:  Internationalization Strategy

Consultation
Issue Paper [URL] Direct: York University:  Globally Minded and Globally Engaged’:  Towards an integrated strategy and framework for internationalization and global engagement | Issue Paper for Community Consultation (URL/.pdf)
Guests:  Vinitha Gengatharan, Executive Director, York International; and Amira El Masri, Special Projects Officer, York International

4. Minutes of Previous Meeting (December 5, 2019) (.docx)

5.  Business Arising from the Minutes

6. Dean's Remarks and Discussion

7. Proposed Graduate Program in Management in India

Approved January 8, 2020, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

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Proposal to offer Management program in India [MMGT] (.docx) | Original MMGT proposal (.docx)

8.  Major Modifications

Approved January 8, 2020, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

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Graduate Program in Law Part-Time LLM
Part-Time LLM in Financial Law specialization
Change in name from Banking & Financial Services Law specialization to Financial Law
Change in degree requirements to add 2 mandatory 3.0 courses
(.pdf)
Curriculum maps: Foundational & Banking | Bankruptcy | All remaining courses (.docx)
Law Professional LLM learning objectives (.docx)

Graduate Program in Law Part-Time LLM
Deletion of Part-Time LLM in Bankruptcy & Insolvency Law specialization (.docx)

(Guests:  Meghan Thomas, Director; Ebony Rose, Assistant Director)

9.  Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved January 8, 2020, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

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Graduate Program in Psychology
Change in clinic hours in Clinical Developmental Area (.doc) | Learning objectives (.docx)

10. Changes in Faculty Regulations

Approved January 8, 2020, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

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Changes to Leaves of Absence Policy (.docx)

11. Curriculum Changes

Approved December 10, 2019, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on January 8, 2020

Councillors may view these documents by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Coordinator, Faculty Governance.

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Graduate Program in English
New Course Proposals
English 6580 3.0:  “South Asian Diaspora:  Literary Journeys”
English 6993 3.0:  “Transatlantic Literary Tourism:  Eighteenth Century to the Digital Age”

Graduate Program in Financial Accountability
New Course Proposals
Financial Accountability 6555 3.0:  “Regulation of Canadian Banking, Clearing and Payment Systems”
Financial Accountability 6886 3.0:  “Governance and Regulation of Privacy”

Graduate Program in Humanities
New Course Proposal
Humanities 6317 3.0:  “Publishing Humanities Scholarship in the Digital Era”

Graduate Program in Psychology
Change in Course Title
Psychology 6256 3.0:  from “Principles of Neural Coding” to “Computational Neuroscience” 

Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
New Course Proposal
Social & Political Thought 6402 3.0:  “Race, Psyche and Sexuality in Psychoanalytic Perspective”

Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies
New Course Proposal
Socio-Legal Studies 6013 3.0:  “Socio-Legal Issues Regarding Hate Crime and Hate Speech”

12.  Senate Synopsis

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Summary of Senate meeting of November 28, 2019, December 12, 2019, andJanuary 23, 2020 (URL/.pdf)

13. Other Business