Feb. 1 Senate: Leadership Updates and Graduate Policy Changes

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The most recent U of G Senate meeting was held on Feb. 1. Below are key highlights from the meeting. A full synopsis of the meeting is available on the University Secretariat’s website.

Leadership Updates

President Charlotte Yates, Vice-President (Research) Malcolm Campbell and Interim Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Gwen Chapman, provided Senators with updates on:

Senators also received updates on:

  • The Indigenous Initiatives Strategy from Cara Wehkamp, special advisor to the president on Indigenous initiatives
  • Recent discussions at Student Senate Caucus about Respondus, class engagement and student wellness from Justin Mihaly, SSC co-chair

Graduate Policy Changes

Senators approved a number of changes to Graduate Calendar regulations, including:

The next meeting of Senate will take place on Monday, April 5, 2021.