Report: UTSC Agenda Committee - September 16, 2019

UTSC Council Chamber, Arts and Administration Building, Room AA160, 1265 Military Trail


To the Campus Council
University of Toronto Scarborough.

Your Committee reports that it held a meeting on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 4:10 p.m. in the University of Toronto Scarborough, Council Chambers, Room AA160.


Preet Banerjee (Chair)*, Paul Kingston (Vice-Chair), Shadi Dalili*, Liben Gebremikael*, Elaine Khoo, Tayyab Rashid, Annie Sahagian, Wisdom Tettey


Mari Motrich


Emma Thacker (Secretary), Rena Prashad

* Telephone participants

The meeting was held in closed session.

  1. Chair’s Remarks
    The Chair welcomed members to the first Agenda Committee meeting of the 2019-20 governance year. He introduced himself and then invited members to introduce themselves.
  2. Appointments: 2019-20 UTSC Nominating Committee
    The Chair reported that on August 29, 2019, the UTSC Secretariat sent out a Call for Nominations for one additional student and one additional teaching staff member of the UTSC Campus Council to serve on the UTSC Agenda Committee when it acted as a nominating committee. At the close of the nomination period on September 5, 2019, two nominations were received (i.e. one student nomination and one teaching staff nomination). If appointed, both nominees indicated a willingness to serve on the Nominating Committee.

    A member asked for clarification on the eligibility of student members for the appointment, which was outlined in the Committee’s Terms of Reference.
    On motion duly made, seconded, and carried, YOUR COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS,

    THAT Professor Sonja Nikkila (teaching staff member of the UTSC Campus Council) and Mr. Arda Erturk (student member of the UTSC Campus Council) be appointed to serve on the UTSC Agenda Committee when the Committee serves as a nominating committee of the UTSC Campus Council for the 2019-20 governance year.
  3. Agenda for the Meeting of the UTSC Campus Council, Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    The Committee discussed and approved the agenda for the UTSC Campus Council meeting on Monday, September 25, 2019.
  4. Report of the Previous Meeting - Report Number 36 - May 15, 2019 The report of the previous meeting was approved.
  5. Date of the Next Meeting - Monday, November 11, 2019 at 4:10 p.m.
    The Chair reminded members that the next scheduled meeting of the UTSC Agenda Committee was on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 4:10 p.m. in room AA160 of the Arts and Administration building.
  6. Other Business

No other business was raised.

The meeting adjourned at 5:10 p.m.

September 17, 2019