Erindale College Council

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF ERINDALE COLLEGE COUNCIL, held on Wednesday, November 13, 2003 at 12:15 p.m., in the Alumni Lounge Room 3138.

Present: P. Donoghue (in the Chair), I. Orchard, S. Aster, G. Sprules, J. Seel, A. Mirza, C. Ferencz Hammond
Regrets: J. Poë, E. Martin

The Executive Committee met to set the agenda for the November 21, 2002 meeting of Erindale College Council. Paul Donoghue, Chief Administrative Officer, took the Chair, as Judith Poë, was unable to attend. P. Donoghue called on the chair of each standing committee to summarize recent business and to submit potential agenda items.

Paul Donoghue reported that the initial discussions of the draft Parking Plan would begin next week at the College Affairs (November 18, 2002) and the Resource Planning and Priorities Committees (November 19,l 2002). In keeping with that, he will give an overview of SARG process and an explanation of guidelines and policies as they relate to ancillary budgets to both of these committees as well as to Erindale College Council. The standing committees will then report to Erindale College Council on November 21st and describe their deliberations on the parking issue. P. Donoghue stated that the remaining ancillary budgets would be handled at the next round of committee meetings.

On behalf of the Computing and Data Communications Committee, J. Seel reported that the committee had previously met on October 28, 2002 and had no further agenda items for the November 26th meeting. It was therefore agreed that the November 26th meeting of the Computing and Data Communications Committee would be cancelled.

On behalf of the Academic Affairs Committee, Sidney Aster, reported that the committee will see the presentation of the Divisional Curriculum reports at its November 26th meeting, which will then go to Erindale College Council for approval at its December 5th meeting.

I. Orchard commented that Erindale College Council has no officially elected Vice-Chair and suggested that it might be advisable to put out a call for nominations to fill the position. It was agreed that the Secretary would post a call for nominations on the ECC website as well as notify the UTM community. The Vice-President and Principal also advised that as part of his report to Erindale College Council, he would describe the process of academic planning and the Green Paper, give highlights of the University’s budget, as well as give an update on departmental planning and new hires at UTM.

The meeting adjourned at 1:00 p.m.