Council Meeting Agenda January 7, 2021; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies, 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 7, 2021
3:00 p.m.

This meeting will be held remotely via Zoom. The link and password to join the meeting may be found in 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; Gail Aller-Stead, Director, Organizational Change Management

Student Systems Renewal Program Presentation

3. Minutes of Previous Meeting (December 3, 2020) (.docx)

4.  Business Arising from the Minutes

5. Dean's Remarks and Discussion

6. Reports from FGS Representatives to Senate Committees

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

7. Changes to Faculty Regulations:  Changes to Graduate Courses and Grading

Approved by the Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 9, 2020

Updates to Regulations:  Graduate Courses and Grading (.docx)

8. Revisions to the Structure, Rules & Procedures of Faculty Council

Approved by the Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 9, 2020

Updates to the Structure, Rules & Procedures of Faculty Council (.docx)

Associate Dean Students on Academic Planning & Policy Committee
Manager, External Scholarships & Graduate Awards, on Awards Committee

9. Curriculum Changes

Approved November 23, 2020, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and received for information by the Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 9, 2020

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

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Graduate Program in Business Analytics
Course available to students in other programs
Business Analytics 5140 3.0:  “Visual Analytics and Modelling”/Available to graduate students in the Graduate Programs in Business Administration, International Business Administration and Management in Artificial Intelligence

Graduate Program in Education
Crosslisting and Change in Course Title and Description
Education 5616 3.0:  from “Pedagogical Considerations of Deliberation and the Politics of Interruption” to “Public Formation and the Humanities”

Change in Course Title
Education 5715 3.0:  from “Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education” to “Postsecondary Education:  Accessibility and the Disabled Student Experience”

Graduate Program in Law
    Part-Time LLM Specializing in Canadian Common Law
New Course Proposal
Canadian Common Law 6444 3.0:  “Canadian Professional Responsibility (Online)”

     Part-Time LLM Specializing in Criminal Law
Change in Course Title
Criminal Law 6784 3.0:  from “Persuasion and Proof” to “Problems of Proof: Advanced Perspectives on the Law of Evidence”

    Part-Time LLM Specializing in International Business Law
New Course Proposal
International Business Law 6544 3.0:  “Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law”

Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
Change in Course Description
Mechanical Engineering 6000 0.0:  “Graduate Seminar”

10. Senate Synopsis

Summary of the Senate meeting of November 26, 2020 (URL/pdf)

11. Other Business