Academic Policy


13 Senators (including 2 student members and 2 convocation members)

Quorum: 7 voting members

Terms of reference
  • To advise the Senate on such matters of important academic policy as may be referred to it from time to time.
  • To advise the Senate on significant academic policy matters which, in the judgment of the Committee, might be brought to the attention of an appropriate standing committee of Senate for review. If the subject is not addressed in the mandate of another committee, the Academic Policy Committee many review the issue itself and report to Senate.
  • To assess, when requested by Senate, the impact of decisions on academic policies or regulations approved by Senate and report on the results of such analyses.
  • To consider proposals for the organization or reorganization of academic units and to make recommendations thereon to Senate (Senate minutes May 16, 2006).

Prof. John Gilbert
Dr. Paul Harrison (Chair)
Dr. Claudia Krebs
Dr. Kin Lo
Dr. Philip Loewen
Dr. William McKee
Prof. C. W. Marshall
Prof. Shigenori Matsui
Dr. Susan Porter
Dr. Richard Tees
Dr. Rickey Yada

Mr. Max Holmes (student)
Ms. Alexa Tanner (student)

Ex Officio

Registrar (non-voting)
An associate vice-president academic, as designated by the Academic Vice-President

Meeting Schedule
Date Time* Location Minutes
Monday, September 30, 2019  3:30pm-5:00pm BH 2001  
Monday, October 28, 2019  3:30pm-5:00pm BH 2001  
Monday, November 25, 2019  Cancelled    
Monday, December 16, 2019  3:30pm-5:00pm BH 2001  
Monday, January 27, 2020  3:30pm-5:00pm BH 2001  
Monday, February 24, 2020  3:30pm-5:00pm BH 2001  
Monday, March 30, 2020  3:30pm-5:00pm Online via Zoom  
Monday, April 27, 2020 3:30pm-5:00pm Online via Zoom


Monday, May 11, 2020 3:00pm-5:00pm Online via Zoom


Monday, May 25, 2020 3:30pm-5:00pm Online via Zoom  

Minutes from previous meetings:

Date Minutes
Monday, September 17, 2018 Approved Minutes
Monday, October 22, 2018 Approved Minutes
Monday, November 19,2018 Approved Minutes
Monday, December 10, 2018 Approved Minutes
Monday, January 28, 2019 Approved Minutes
Monday, February 25, 2019 Approved Minutes
Monday, March 25, 2019 Approved Minutes
Monday, April 29, 2019  


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