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Learning and Research Committee

Composition:

Elected from Senate

Faculty Members or Deans (5)
Students (2)
Graduate Student (1)
Convocation (1)

Ex Officio

Chancellor
President
Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Provost and Vice-Principal, Academic, or in his or her absence, the Associate Provost
Dean of the College of Graduate Studies
Vice-Principal, Research
Associate Vice-President Students (non-voting; does not participate when considering matters relating to honorary degrees or emeritus status)
Chief Librarian, Okanagan Campus (non-voting; does not participate when considering matters relating to honorary degrees or emeritus status)
Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning
Director of Ceremonies (non-voting; only participates when considering matters related to honorary degrees)
Registrar or designate (non-voting)

Quorum: Quorum for committees of the Senate shall be as set in their terms of reference. In the event a quorum is not so set, quorum shall be 50% of the voting members of such a committee.

Terms of reference

Responsible for recommending the following to Senate:

  • Matters relating to the learning and research environment, including – but not limited to – the Strategic Research Plan, the Academic Plan, and strategic learning initiatives;
  • The granting of honorary degrees and emeritus status, and any associated policies;
  • Matters relating to Meetings of the Convocation and tributes;
  • Matters relating to international programs and initiatives; and
  • Matters relating to the management and conduct of the Library.
Membership

Faculty Members or Deans (5)

​Dr. Deborah Roberts (Chair)
Dr. Jon Corbett
Dr. Mina Hoorfar
Dr. Jason Loeppky
Dr. Francisco Peña
Dr. Peter Wylie

Convocation Senator (1) 

Ms. Catherine Comben

Undergraduate Students (2)

Geethma Jayathilake 
Gabrielle Pintard-Newry

Graduate Student (1)

Ms. Megan Harper

Ex Officio

Chancellor
President
Provost

Dr. Dwayne Tannant, Dean of the College of Graduate Studies
Dr. Philip Barker, Vice-Principal, Research
Mr. Ian Cull, Associate Vice-President, Students (non-voting: does not participate when considering matters relating to honorary degrees or emeritus status)
Ms. Heather Berringer, Chief Librarian, Okanagan Campus Library (non-voting: does not participate when considering matters relating to honorary degrees or emeritus status)
Dr. Peter Newbury, Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning
Ms. Liz King, Director of Ceremonies (non-voting: only participates when considering matters related to honorary degrees)

Registrar (non-voting)

Meeting Schedule
Date   Time Location
Friday 27 September 2019 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Thursday 24 October 2019 11:00am-12:30pm UNC 334
Tuesday 5 November 2019 1:00pm-2:00 pm UNC 334
Thursday 28 November 2019 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Friday 17 January 2020 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Thursday 27 February 2020 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Friday 27 March 2020 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Thursday 23 April 2020  11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101

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