Erindale College Council
MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF ERINDALE COLLEGE COUNCIL, held on Wednesday, September 24, 2003 at 1:15 p.m., in the Alumni Lounge Room 3138, South Building.
Present: J. Poë (in the Chair), I. Orchard, P. Donoghue, S. Aster,
The Minutes of the previous meeting (April 1, 2003) were approved. (P. Donoghue/I. Orchard)
The Executive Committee met to set the agenda for the October 2, 2003
meeting of Erindale College Council. The Chair, J. Poë, called on
the chair of each standing committee to summarize recent business and
to submit potential agenda items for future meetings.
Prof. Aster reported that the Academic Affairs Committee met on September
16, 2003. The Committee passed a motion supporting the addition of the
Convergence Centre to the overall strategic pan of UTM. As Mr. Donoghue
was detained, his report on departmental restructuring was moved to the
next meeting. The Chair of the Academic Appeals Board, Professor Gordon
Anderson, suggested that the Board’s terms of reference, be reviewed
and its membership increased. The Academic Affairs Committee passed a
motion for a small subcommittee to conduct the review of the terms of
reference of the Academic Appeals Board and the Committee on Standing.
In addition, on behalf of Vice-Principal Misak, Prof. Aster provided an
update on the academic planning exercise and the relevant dates. The next
meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, 2003.
The Chief Administrative Officer stated that his report to Council will include an update on capital and construction projects, including the architectural selection process for the Library building.
The Chair went on to structure the agenda formally. The Agenda will include the ratification of the new members of Council, followed by the election of the new Chair and Vice-Chair of Council. The Secretary will have a list of nominated and appointed members for distribution to all members. The new Council will assume office immediately after the end of the meeting. The Standing Committees will report on recent business and planned committee business for the year. The Vice-President and Principal’s report will include a discussion of the priorities for the academic year and planning for the Provost’s White Paper.
The Executive Committee meeting adjourned at 2:00 p.m. (I. Orchard /