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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 - January 28, 2020

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
2:30 - 4:30 p.m., DTB 524

VideoconferenceToll-Free (Canada & U.S.): +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 2:35 p.m.
4.     Minutes of the Meeting of November 26, 2019* (M) 2:40 p.m.

5.     Business Arising from the Minutes


6.     Inquiries and Communications

  1. Board of Governors Update (Ferdinand Jones)
2:45 p.m.

7.     Provost’s Remarks

  1. Senior Academic Administrator Search Updates

  2. Student Success
2:50 p.m.
8.    Integrated Academic Plan (U) (Lori Livingston & Les Jacobs) 3:05 p.m.

9.    Tuition Framework 2020-2021* (U) (Brad MacIsaac)

3:20 p.m.

10.     Policy Consultation:

  1. Review of Directives on the Use of Digital Learning Resources for Assessment Purposes (U) (Brad MacIsaac)
3:30 p.m.
Committee Reports  

11. Undergraduate Studies Committee (Greg Crawford)

  1. Program Review Final Assessment Report Executive Summaries*(M):
    (i) Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
    (ii) Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  2. Program Review 18-Month Follow-Up Final Assessment Report - Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Digital Media Studies*(M)
  3. Minor Program Adjustments (I)
    (i) Faculty of Business and Information Technology – Bachelor of Commerce*
    (ii) Faculty of Business and Information Technology – Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management*
    (iii) Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science – Health Physics and Radiation Science*
    (iv) Faculty of Health Sciences – Medical Laboratory Science*
  4. Admissions Policy and Procedures (I)
    (i) Addition to Admissions Procedure - English Language Proficiency – Cambridge Assessment English*
    (ii) English for Academic Purposes - Partnership with Language Studies International*
3:35 p.m.

12. Graduate Studies Committee (Langis Roy)

  1. Master of Engineering Management and Graduate Diploma in Engineering Management Program Review Final Assessment Report*(M)

  2. Master of Arts and Master of Education Minor Program Adjustment*(M)
3:45 p.m.

13. Research Board (Les Jacobs)

  1. Digital Life Institute*(M)
3:55 p.m.

14. Governance & Nominations Committee (GNC)

  1. GNC Terms of Reference Review*(M)
  2. 2019-2020 Orientation Evaluation Results*(I)
  3. 2020-2021 Academic Council Election Process*(I)
4:15 p.m.
15. Other Business 
16. Termination (M) 4:25 p.m.
Becky Dinwoodie, Secretary

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