Curriculum

Composition

Elected from Senate
18 Senators (including 5 student members and at least 2 convocation members)

Ex Officio
Chancellor
President
University Librarian
An associate vice-president academic, as designated by the Academic Vice-President
Director, First Nations House of Learning
Director of Continuing Education
One Curriculum Committee Chair from each Faculty
Chair, Senate Admissions Committee
Registrar (non-voting)

Quorum: 9 voting members (approved by Senate, 16 May 2006) (revised by Senate, 12 November 2014)

Terms of Reference
  • To consider proposals from Faculties for new, changed, and deleted courses, programs of study, degrees, and other credentials and to make recommendations thereon to Senate (Senate minutes, 16 May 2006).
  • To keep under review the policies and programs of the University with respect to continuing education and life-long learning activities (Senate minutes, 22 July 2020).
  • To monitor Senate’s policy on expanding the availability of degrees and other credentials through part-time study, and to make recommendations thereon to Senate (Senate minutes, 16 May 2006).
  • To recommend, where appropriate, an order of priority for the implementation of the recommendations of the Committee (Senate minutes, 22 May 1968).
  • To consider proposals from Faculties for changes, additions, or deletions to material presented on degree and diploma parchments, and on students’ transcripts of academic record (Senate minutes, 16 May 2007).
  • To review advancement requirements for academic programs throughout the University, including both new programs and changes to existing programs, and to make recommendations to Senate (Senate minutes, 15 May 2013).
Membership

Elected from Senate
Dr. Shannon Bredin
Dr. Peter Englezos
Dr. Andrea Dulay
Dr. Benjamin Goold
Dr. Sathish Gopalakrishnan
Dr. Robert Kozak
Dr. Suzie Lavallee
Giovanna Markman (Student)
Dr. Charles Menzies
Dr. Ingrid Price
Dr. Catherine D. Rawn (Chair)
Salva Sherif (Student)
Dr. Santokh Singh
Dr. Austin Uzama
Jacky Xue (Student)
Solomon Yi-Kieran (Student)
William Zhu (Student)
Vacancy (1)

Ex Officio
Chancellor
President
Dr. Kathryn Accurso, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Education
Dr. Sandra Brown, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Dr. Patrick Culbert, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Forestry
Dr. Alexandra Flynn, Curriculum Committee Chair, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Dr. Joanne Fox, Chair, Senate Admissions Committee
Dr. Christina Hendricks, Director of Continuing Education/Associate Vice-President Academic, as designated by the Academic Vice-President
Dr. Cheryl Holmes, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Norm Hutchinson, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Prof. Carol Jaeger, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Applied Science
Dr. Sandra Jarvis-Selinger, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dr. Hedy Law, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Arts
Dr. Susan Parker, University Librarian
Elicia Salzberg, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
Dr. Joely Viveiros, Director, First Nations House of Learning
Dr. Eli Whitney, Curriculum Committee Chair, Faculty of Dentistry
Dr. Rella Ng, Registrar (non-voting)

Meeting Schedule
Date Time Location Minutes
Monday, 23 September 2024 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom
Monday, 28 October 2024 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom
Monday, 18 November 2024 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom
Monday, 27 January 2025 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom
Monday, 24 February 2025 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom
Tuesday, 22 April 2025 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom
Monday, 14 July 2025 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom

Minutes and Annual Report from Previous Meetings

Date Minutes Annual Report
Monday, 25 September 2023 PDF
Monday, 23 October 2023 PDF
Monday, 20 November 2023 PDF
Monday, 22 January 2024 PDF
Tuesday, 20 February 2024 PDF
Monday, 25 March 2024 PDF
Monday, 22 April 2024 PDF
Tuesday, 28 May 2024 (Extraordinary Meeting)
Monday, 15 July 2024

For meeting minutes prior to September 2023, please contact vancouver.senate@ubc.ca.