Report: UTM Agenda Committee - January 20, 2020

Council Chamber, Room 3130, William G. Davis Building, UTM


To Campus Council,
University of Toronto Mississauga

Your Committee reports that it held a meeting on January 20, 2020 at 4:10 p.m. in Room 3214, Conference room, William G. Davis Building, at which the following were present:

Mohan Matthen (Chair),
Samra Zafar (Vice-Chair), Ian Orchard (Acting Vice-President & Principal), Mitchell Bonney, Joseph Leydon, Jay Nirula, Steven Short, Kayla Sousa

Laura Taylor

Cindy Ferencz Hammond (Assistant Secretary of the Governing Council), Alexandra Waters (Governance Coordinator, UTM)

  1. Chair’s Remarks
    The Chair invited Ms Cindy Ferencz Hammond to provide members with an update about the results of the nomination period which had closed on January 17, 2020. Ms Ferencz Hammond informed members that elections would be held for Full-time Undergraduate Student constituency of the Campus Council, the Teaching Staff constituency of the Campus Affairs Committee, and the Administrative Staff constituencies for the Campus Council and the Campus Affairs Committee. She advised that nominations would be re-opened to fill two part-time undergraduate student positions on the Campus Council and Academic Affairs Committee, and one graduate student position on the Campus Affairs Committee. The re-issued nomination period would begin on January 23 and close on January 29. Once filled, these terms would begin on July 1, 2020. Ms Ferencz Hammond added that that there would be an information session on election guidelines for candidates to be held on Tuesday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber.
  2. Agenda for the Meeting of the UTM Campus Council, Wednesday, January 29, 2020*
    The Committee discussed the agenda for the UTM Campus Council meeting scheduled for January 29, 2020.


  1. Date of Next Meeting – Monday, March 2, 2020, 4:10 p.m.
  1. Report of the Previous Meeting- Report 38 – November 11, 2019
    The consent agenda was adopted and the item requiring approval (Item 4) was approved.
  1. Other Business
    There were no items of other business.

The meeting adjourned at 4:41 p.m.

January 22, 2020