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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Agenda - May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
2:30-4:30 p.m., DTB 524

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1. Call to Order

2. Agenda (A)

3. Chair’s Remarks

4. Minutes of the Meeting of April 18, 2017* (A)

5. Business Arising from the Minutes

6. Inquiries and Communications

(a) UOIT’s Role in Reconciliation: Options and Opportunities in Indigenizing Curricula* (I) (T. McMorrow/J. Thompson/C. Grol)

7. Provost’s Remarks

(a) Update on Senior Academic Administrator Appointment Searches (I)

(b) Programs Update* (P)(I) (R. Bailey)

8. Budget (P)(I) (C. Elliott)

9. SIRC Building Project Update (P)(I) (C. Elliott)

10. Committee Reports

10.1 Graduate Studies Committee* (L. Roy)


(a) Major Program Modification – Addition of a Pathway*

(b) Program Review – Final Assessment Report*

10.2 Executive Committee

10.2.1 Governance

(a) Board By-Law Review Project* (I)

11. Other Business

12. Colleagues’ Exchange

Becky Dinwoodie, Secretary

*Documents attached (A) Approval (C) Consultation (D) Discussion (I) Information (P) Presentation (R) Recommend to Board for approval