Minutes: March 29, 2007

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF ERINDALE COLLEGE COUNCIL, held on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at 12.00 p.m. in Rm. 3129, South Building.

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

The Executive Committee met to set the agenda for the April 11, 2007 meeting of Erindale College Council. Professor Beck called on the Chairs of standing committees to summarize recent business and identify items for possible inclusion on the next ECC agenda.

It was noted that the Academic Affairs Committee meeting, scheduled for March 27, 2007, had been cancelled as a result of insufficient business and, hence, there was no report.

On behalf of the Resource Planning & Priorities Committee, Professor Reisz reported that the Committee had met on March 26, 2007. At that meeting, members had been updated by the Chief Administrative Officer, Ray deSouza, on Ancillary Budgets which had now been approved by the University Affairs Board, on the Capital Plan for 2006-11, and on the new budget model. The Manager, Retail Planning, Development & Operations, Bill McFadden, had attended and reported to members on the implementation of the U of T Mississauga Meal Plan, including its benefits, and the various options available in that plan.

On behalf of the Computing Committee, Mr. Lim reported that the Committee had met on March 28, 2007. At that meeting, members had been updated on the UTORid/UTORmail migration for staff and faculty. It was agreed that a special meeting would be scheduled within a month to address various concerns regarding migration, and that there would be CNS representation at that meeting. Bill McFadden, Manager, Retail Planning, Development & Operations and Diane Mesch, T-Card Coordinator, were in attendance to update the Committee on the Campus Meal Plan. The Director of Strategic Computing, Marden Paul, had attended this meeting to apprise members of current IT initiatives from the Provost’s Office including the current review of its Information Technology Services organization.

The Acting Vice-President & Principal, Professor Cheryl Misak, would also be delivering a Report at the April 11, 2007 meeting of ECC.

The Executive Committee meeting adjourned at 12.15 p.m. (R. Reisz/R. deSouza)
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