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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 26, 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.,Videoconference only +1.888.240.2560 (US Toll Free)  Meeting ID:  585 539 585
AGENDA Suggested Start Time
1.     Call to Order 2:30 p.m.
2.     Agenda (M)  
3.     Chair’s Remarks  
4.     Minutes of the Meeting of April 28, 2020* (M) 2:55 p.m.

5.     Business Arising from the Minutes

  1. Fall Convocation – Graduate Students Becoming Eligible to Graduate in Summer Term (Joe Stokes)
3:00 p.m.
6.     Inquiries and Communications  

7.     Provost’s Remarks

  1. Senior Academic Administrator Search Updates
3:05 p.m.
8.     Steering Committee Delegation of Authority Review (M) (Cheryl Foy) 3:15 p.m.
9.     COVID-19 Motions* (M) (Hannah Scott) 3:20 p.m.

10. Policy Consultation:

  1. Code of Ethics* (C) (Cheryl Foy)
3:40 p.m.
Committee Reports  
11. Research Board  3:55 p.m.

12. Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) (Langis Roy)

a. Graduate Calendar to Policy Migration Project* (M)                               

  1. Graduate Admission and Application Requirements
  2. Graduate Categories and Decisions Policy
  3. Graduate Program Changes and Transfers Policy
  4. Graduate EDI and Non-Standard Admission Policy

b. 2020 Graduate Student Conference Travel Award Guidelines* (I)

4:05 p.m.

13. Governance & Nominations Committee (GNC) (Lori Livingston)

  1. Academic Council nomination* (M)
  2. Honorary Degrees Committee Terms of Reference Review* (C)
  3. Upcoming Committee Vacancies* (I)
4:15 p.m.
14. Other Business  
15. Termination (M) 4:30 p.m

Becky Dinwoodie, Secretary

*Documents attached             (C) Consultation          (D) Discussion          (I) Information          (M) Motion       (U) Update