Report: UTSC Agenda Committee - September 24, 2020

Via Virtual Meeting


September 24, 2020

To the Campus Council,
University of Toronto Scarborough, 

Your Committee reports that it held a meeting on September 24, 2020 at 4:10 p.m., in a virtual meeting, with the following members present: 

Present: Grace Westcott (Vice-Chair), Wisdom Tettey (Vice-President & Principal), Andrew Arifuzzaman (Chief Administrative Officer), Irmi Hutfless, Sonja Nikkila, Tayyab Rashid, Paulina Rousseau

Regrets: Paul Kingston (Chair), William A. Gough (Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean), Tarun Dewan, Daniel Lysak

Guest: Jamie Donaldson (Vice-Dean Recruitment, Enrolment & Student Success)

Secretariat: Emma Thacker (Secretary), Anwar Kazimi (Deputy Secretary of the Governing Council)

The meeting was held in closed session. 

  1. Chair’s Remarks

    The Vice-Chair, Grace Westcott, welcomed members to the Agenda Committee meeting. She noted that Professor Paul Kingston, Chair of the Campus Council, had sent his regrets. Professor Wisdom Tettey, Vice-President & Principal, also welcomed members and thanked them for their support of UTSC governance. 
  2. Appointments: 2020-2021 UTSC Nominating Committee

    The Vice-Chair reported that on September 2, 2020, 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. 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.

    On motion duly made, seconded, and carried, 


    THAT Professor George Cree (teaching staff member of the UTSC Campus Council) and Mr. Changmiao Yu (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 2020-21 governance year.
  3. Agenda for the Meeting of the UTSC Campus Council, October 7, 2020 

    The Committee discussed and approved the agenda for the UTSC Campus Council meeting on October 7, 2020.
  4. Report of the Previous Meeting - Number 42 – May 13, 2020

    The report of the previous meeting was approved. 
  5. Date of the Next Meeting - Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 4:10 p.m. 

    The Vice-Chair reminded members that the next scheduled meeting of the UTSC Agenda Committee was on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 4:10 p.m. 
  6. Other Business

    No other business was raised. 

The meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m. 

September 25, 2020