Agenda Package: UTM Academic Affairs Committee - September 15, 2020

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AGENDA

  1. Chair’s Remarks
  2. Office of the Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean: Key Portfolio Challenges and Priorities for 2020-21* (for information):
    a) Professor Amrita Daniere, Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean
    b)
    Professor Heather Miller, Vice-Dean, Teaching & Learning
  3. Campus Fall Re-Entry Planning and Preparation – Information and Instructional Technology Services (I&ITS) and Facilities, Management and Planning (FMP): Mr. Luke Barber, Director, I&ITS and Ms Tammy Cook, Executive Director, FMP* (for information)
  4. Revisions to the UTM Academic Affairs Committee Terms of Reference* (for information)
  5. New Program: Major in Cinema Studies, UTM* (for recommendation)

    Be it Recommended,

    THAT the proposed Major in Cinema Studies, recommended by the Vice-Principal Academic & Dean, Professor Amrita Daniere, and described in the proposal dated August 20, 2020, be approved, effective September 1, 2021.

  6. Minor Modification: Undergraduate Curriculum Changes: Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences, UTM* (for approval)

    Be it Resolved,

    THAT the proposed Humanities undergraduate curriculum changes for the 2021-22 academic year, as detailed in the respective curriculum reports, be approved.


    Be It Resolved,

    THAT the proposed Sciences undergraduate curriculum changes for the 2021-22 academic year, as detailed in the respective curriculum reports, be approved.

    Be It Resolved,

    THAT the proposed Social Sciences undergraduate curriculum changes for the 2021-22 academic year, as detailed in the respective curriculum reports, be approved.

  7. Proposed Changes to the Divisional Undergraduate Curriculum Committees’ Terms of Reference* (for information)
  8. Calendar of Business, 2020-21* (for information)
  9. Other Business
  10. Reports of the Presidential Assessors
  11. Report of the Previous Meeting: Report 37 – May 4, 2020*
  12. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting
  13. Date of the Next Meeting – Monday, October 26, 2020 at 3:10 p.m.

*Documentation is attached.
**Documentation for consent item included. This item will be given individual consideration by the Academic Affairs Committee only if a member so requests. Members with questions or who would like the consent item to be discussed by the Academic Affairs Committee are invited to notify the Secretary, Cindy Ferencz Hammond, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by telephone at (905)828-5233 or by email at cindy.ferencz@utoronto.ca
***Documentation is to follow
+Confidential documentation is attached for members only.