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 Senate approved the following:

  • Minutes of the October 27, 2017, meeting
  • Revisions to the Terms of Reference for Student Experience
  • Amendment to the Senate Rules of Order 15.4 
  • Undergraduate curriculum changes in CULS and SOAN
  • Two articulation agreements:  
    • Between MSVU's Psychology and NSCC's Social Services Diploma programs
    • Between MSVU's Sociology/Anthropology and NSCC's Social Services Diploma programs

Senate elected:

  • Dr. Jim Sharpe as the Senate representative on the Dean of Education Search Committee
  • A faculty member to serve on the Committee on Research and Publications

Senate received for information:

  • CAPP's report on two external reviews:  English and DLCE
  • Undergraduate curriculum changes in Women's Studies/Sociology/Anthropology and Psychology
  • Notice of Motion re changes to Senate Bylaw 10.2.1 and the Terms of Reference of Senate Executive and the Committee on Research and Publications
  • Committee reports from SCOITS, SCOTL and SLC
  • Enrollment report

Senate thanked Michelle Forrest for her service on Senate.