Report: October 26, 2006

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF ERINDALE COLLEGE COUNCIL, held on Thursday, October 26, 2006 at 12:00 p.m. in room 3129, South Building.

Present: R. Beck (in the Chair), J. Lim, A. Wensley, R. Reisz

Regrets: C. Misak, R. deSouza, Berkha Gupta (UTMSU)

The Executive Committee met to set the agenda for the November 9, 2006 meeting of Erindale College Council. Professor Beck called on the Chair of each standing committee to summarize recent business and identify items for possible inclusion on the next ECC agenda.

The report of the previous meeting was approved. (J. Lim / A. Wensley)

On behalf of the Computing Committee, Mr. Lim reported that the committee met on October the 25, 2006 and received reports on the following topics:

  • A report from the Chief Administrative Officer on the academy of medicine regarding projected facility and information technology needs
  • The committee heard a detailed report on the recommendations of the Classroom Technology Standing Committee
  • An update from the webmaster on statistics related to U of T Mississauga web site use
  • An introduction to the new organizational structure of computing services and the new positions created therein

It was agreed that the new organizational structure of computing services would warrant an announcement and presentation to council members and would be added to the agenda for the upcoming meeting.

The Resource Planning and Priorities Committee did not meet since its September 28 meeting. At the last Executive Committee meeting, it was decided that it would be useful for the UTM community to hear about the multitude of environmental projects and Ms. Iwaniw and Professor Collins would be invited to do a shorter version of their presentation at the next meeting of Erindale College Council, depending on their availability. In addition, Mr. Ray deSouza would present a report on the new budget model.

The Academic Affairs Committee met on October 24, 2006 and received reports from Office of the Registrar on new procedures and services. In addition, Lynn Snowden from the office of the Dean did a preparatory report on the undergraduate curriculum, which would be submitted to the committee at its next meeting for approval. It was decided that the presentation from the office of the registrar on their new procedures and services would be added as an appropriate item on the ECC agenda.

The Vice-President and Principal noted that she would provide a brief report.

The Executive Committee meeting adjourned at 12:40 p.m. (J. Lim / R. Reisz)

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