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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. Jon Corbett
Dr. Mina Hoorfar
Dr. Jason Loeppky
Dr. Francisco Peña
​Dr. Deborah Roberts
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, 14 September 2018 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Thursday, 25 October 2018 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
*Tuesday, 6 November 2018 1:00pm-2:00 pm ADM 101
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Friday, 18 January 2019 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Thursday, 21 February 2019 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Friday, 29 March 2019 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101
Thursday, 25 April 2019 11:00am-12:30pm ADM 101

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