SENATE OF SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
September 9, 1968, at 7:00 p.m.
i the Faculty. Lounge
AGENDA FOR THE OPEN MEETING OF SENATE
1. Approval of Agenda.
2. Approval of Minutes of Open Meetings of May 1, 1968, and
August 19, 1968.
Business Arising from the Minutes of May 1, 1968, and August 19, 1968.
Definition of Requirements for Honours Degree and First Class
Standing - (Paper S125, S125a refers) - oral information report.
Graduate Student Association, referendum required - (Paper S126
refers) - oral information report.
Report of Committee to consider representation of specific
groups within the student body - interim oral report -
D. Other Items.
A. Report of the Committee to study the constitution and functions
of governing bodies of the University - R.J. Baker.
• B. Report of the Committee to study the terms of appointment and
tenure of members of faculty - Paper S131, S131a - W. Vidaver.
-Report of the Committee to study the method of appointment,
tenure and functions of Deans and Heads of Departments - D.G. Tuck.
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Report of The Joint Senate - Board Working Relations Committee
Paper S132 - M. Bawtree.
K.R. Burstein, G. Sperling,
requests the Board of Governors to invite Senate to elect a Faculty
member to attend its future meetings."
Tabled Motion, S. Wong, regarding examination by Long Range
Academic Planning Committee of all proposed new programmes. -
(Paper S123 refers).
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Agenda for Open Meeting of Senate, September 9th, continued.
4. G. Request by K. Okuda to discuss allegations of non-professional
conduct in the Faculty of Arts - Paper S133.
H. Request for report on Faculty Council procedures,,
Ii Courses with Low Enrollments - (Paper S84 refers, January 8, 1968.)
Oral report by Secretary.
JI Rules for operating student residences. ?
Ph.D. Examining Committees to be reported twice yearly -
oral report by Secretary.
Other items of unfinished business.
5. New Business
Resignation of A. MacPherson and call for election.
University Resident, Centre for Communications and the Arts -
Paper S138, S138a for information.
C. Effects upon the quality of education through the allocation
of budgets by other than a weighting system - Paper S139
D. Notice of Motion, issued in the call for this meeting, S. Wong,
and rescinding the motion "that Senate resolve it will not
meet in June, July, or August unless an emergency exists." -
E. Date of Next Meeting
Note: Papers numbered S134 and earlier were distributed before the May
meeting. Papers S135 - S137(b) were distributed for the August meeting.