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Educational Standards Committee Terms of Reference

Members

  • president (ex-officio, non-voting)
  • provost & vice-president academic
  • registrar
  • 1 dean – elected by senate (3 year term)
  • 1 faculty member from each faculty – elected from and by the relevant faculty (3 year term)                                          
  • 1 faculty member - elected from and by senate (3 year term)
  • 1 student – elected from and by senate (1 year term)
  • 1 support staff – elected from and by support staff (3 year term)

Resource Persons

  • aboriginal education
  • advising
  • associate registrar, admissions
  • associate registrar, international admissions
  • associate vice-president academic
  • executive director, student affairs
  • financial aid & awards

Provide advice to Senate regarding:

  • setting criteria for awarding certificates, diplomas and degrees;
  • setting qualifications for admission to the university;
  • setting policies concerning examinations and evaluation of student performance;
  • setting residency requirements for awarding credentials for courses and programs;
  • setting policies concerning student withdrawal from courses, programs or the university;
  • setting criteria for academic standing, academic standards and the grading system;
  • setting policies and procedures for appeals by students on academic matters;
  • setting policies on curriculum evaluation for determining whether
  • courses or programs, or course credit, from another university or body are equivalent to courses or programs, or course credit, at the university, or
  • courses or programs, or course credit, from one part of the university are equivalent to courses or programs, or course credit, in another part of the university;
  • setting of the academic schedule;
  • developing educational policy for the qualifications for faculty members;
  • setting educational policies on the adjudication procedure for appealable matters of student discipline;
  • other matters as assigned by Senate.

Approved by Senate - June 1, 2017