Report: UTSC Agenda Committee - September 23, 2021



September 23, 2021

To the Campus Council,
University of Toronto Scarborough,

Your Committee reports that it met virtually on September 23, 2021 at 1:10 p.m., with the following members present:

Present: Grace Westcott (Chair), Vina Goghari (Vice-Chair), Wisdom Tettey (Vice-President & Principal), Andrew Arifuzzaman (Chief Administrative Officer), Esma Boztas, Sonja Nikkila, Tayyab Rashid, Silma Roddau, Paulina Rousseau

Guests: Trevor Young (Acting Vice-President and Provost), David Palmer (Vice-President, Advancement)

Regrets: William A. Gough (Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean), Tarun Dewan

Secretariat: Emma Thacker (Secretary)

The meeting was held in closed session.

  1. Chair’s Remarks

The Chair, Grace Westcott, welcomed members to the Agenda Committee meeting.

  1. Agenda for the Meeting of the UTSC Campus Council, October 7, 2021

The Committee and guests discussed the draft agenda for the UTSC Campus Council meeting on October 7, 2021. The Committee confirmed the agenda for October 7, 2021.

  1. Appointments: 2021-2022 UTSC Nominating Committee

The Chair reported that on September 1, 2021, 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. Three nominations were received (i.e. two student nominations and one teaching staff nomination). If appointed, both nominees had indicated a willingness to serve on the Nominating Committee.     

On motion duly made, seconded, and carried,


THAT Professor George Cree and Ms. Michelle Ramnaraine be appointed to serve on the UTSC Agenda Committee when the Committee serves as a nominating committee of the UTSC Campus Council for the 2021-22 governance year.

  1. Report of the Previous Meeting - Number 48 - May 10, 2021

The report of the previous meeting was approved.

  1. Date of the Next Meeting - Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 3:10 p.m.  

The Chair reminded members that the next scheduled meeting of the UTSC Agenda Committee was on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 3:10 p.m.

  1. Other Business

No other business was raised.

The meeting adjourned at 1:51 p.m.



September 23, 2021