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December 5, 2016
 
 
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Committee Information



Faculty of Liberal Arts Divisional Council Committees


2016-2017 Membership Year


Admissions Committee


ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE
  length of term 2 years

2016-2017 Members

Term

Term ends
Dean (Chair)
Heidi Northwood

Manager, Brantford Recruitment Services (non-voting)
Craig Chipps 


Assistant Registrar (Brantford Campus) (non-voting)
Julie Pong


Three Faculty
Charles Wells 2 9/30/2017

Peter Farrugia 2 9/30/2017

Christina Han 2 9/30/2017
One Student Representative
Avril De Silva
2
9/30/2017

1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term
2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

Mandate: The committee will discuss admissions policy, including university-college articulation agreements or changes to existing university-college articulation agreements and to make recommendations to Divisional Council on such policy, and provide input (through the Dean) to senior administrative decisions on admissions.  Particular duties will include:  the adjudication of applications for admission from home schooled students; the assessment of applications considered on the basis of Applicant Background Summaries.

 
Curriculum Committee

 CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
length of term 2 years

2016-2017 Members

Term

Term ends
Dean (Chair)
Heidi Northwood

Associate Dean Kofi Campbell

Five Faculty Robert Feagan
2

9/30/2017


Jonathan Lavery 2 9/30/2017

Gary Warrick 2 9/30/2017

Andrew Robinson
2 9/30/2017

Tarah Brookfield 2 9/30/2017
Two Student Representatives Jaleelat Giwa

2

9/30/2017


Heather Frankling

2

9/30/2016

Coordinator: Academic Development and Assessment (non-voting)

Elaine Francombe


Manager, Brantford Recruitment Services (non-voting)

Craig Chipps



Registrar or Designate(non-voting)
Julie Pong


Manager, Academic Advising
(non-voting)
Amy Chesworth

Coordinator of Records (non-voting) Marilyn Watson

Administrative Assistant to the Dean (Secretary)(non-voting)
Jessica Ryde


1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

Five Faculty members elected by Divisional Council, three of whom must be tenured, no more than two of whose primary appointment is the same program. 

Mandate: To review all curriculum proposals and changes including university-college articulation agreements or changes to existing university-college articulation agreements and to make recommendations on these proposals to Divisional Council.  Divisional Council may also refer matters to the Curriculum Committee.  Curriculum proposals must be submitted to Divisional Council and be approved before proceeding to the Senate Academic Planning Committee (as appropriate) and Senate for their approval.

 
Merit Review Committee

Merit Review Committee

MERIT REVIEW COMMITTEE
length of term 2 years

2016-2017Members

Term

Term ends
 Five Faculty 
Abby Goodrum 2 9/30/2017

Jonathan Lavery

2

9/30/2017


Todd Gordon 1
9/30/2017

 

 

Vacant 1 9/30/2017


Vacant
1 9/30/2017

1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

Mandate: To advise the Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts on recommendations for Merit Increments. 

 
Petitions Committee

Petitions Committee

 PETITIONS COMMITTEE
 length of term 2 years

2016-2017
Members

Term

Term ends
Associate Dean,
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
(Co-chair)
 Andrew Welsh 


Associate Dean,
Faculty of Liberal Arts (Co-chair)
Kofi Campbell

Administrative Assistant to the Dean (Secretary)(non-voting)

Heidi Aiston

  Jessica Ryde



Two Faculty
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
 Richelle Monaghan 1  9/30/2017

James Popham  1  9/30/2017
Two Faculty
Faculty of Liberal Arts
Geoff Spurr 2  9/30/2017

Stacey
Wilson-Forsberg
 2 9/30/2017
Registrar or Designate (non-voting)
Julie Pong


One Academic Advisor (non-voting)
Amy Chesworth

One Student 
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Michella Ranaweera

2

9/30/2017

One Student 
Faculty of Liberal Arts
Heather Frankling

2

9/30/2017

1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term


Mandate: To make decisions on student petition in accord with established policies and procedures in the undergraduate calendar.

 
Faculty Council

FACULTY COUNCIL
length of term 2 years

2016-2017 Members

Term

Term ends
 Faculty Member
 (Chair)
Rob Kristofferson 2


9/30/2017

1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

Membership: All full-time faculty who are appointed to the Faculty of Liberal Arts.  The Dean is not a member of this committee

Mandate: To discuss and make recommendations regarding matters related to the academic governance of the Faculty of Liberal Arts.  To report back to the Divisional Council on such matters as may be referred to it by the Divisional Council.