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-President, 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)
Associate Director, Ceremonies and Events (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

Senators (9)

​Dr. Simon Bates
Dr. Gino DiLabio
Dr. Sandy Hilton
Gabriel Jarry-Bolduc (Student)
Amanda Shatzko (Student)
Priscilla Uribe (Student)
Dr. Sally Willis-Stewart (Chair)
Vacancy

Ex Officio
Chancellor
President
​Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Provost

Dr. Peter J. Simpson, Dean of the College of Graduate Studies
Dr. Philip Barker, Vice-Principal, Research
Mr. Dale Mullings, 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)
Ms. Liz King, Director of Ceremonies (non-voting: only participates when considering matters related to honorary degrees)
Alanna Vernon, Associate Director, Ceremonies and Events (non-voting; only participates when considering matters related to honorary degrees)
Registrar (non-voting)

Meeting Schedule
Day Date Time Location
Friday 16 September 2022 11:15am-12:45pm Zoom
Friday 14 October 2022 11:15am-12:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 09 November 2022 (joint with Vancouver Teaching and Learning) 2:00-3:30pm Zoom
Friday 18 November 2022 11:15am-12:45pm Zoom
Friday 09 December 2022 11:15am-12:45pm Zoom
Friday 13 January 2023 11:15am-12:45pm Zoom
Friday 10 February 2023 (joint with Vancouver Teaching and Learning) 11:15am-12:45pm Zoom
Friday 10 March 2023 11:15am-12:45pm Zoom
Friday 14 April 2023 11:15am-12:45pm Zoom
Friday 12 May 2023 11:15am-12:45pm (tentative) Zoom