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December 22, 2014
 
 
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Committee Information



Laurier Brantford Divisional Council Committees


2014-2015 Membership Year


Admissions Committee


ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE
  length of term 2 years

2014-2015 Members

Term

Term ends
Dean (Chair)
Heidi Northwood

Director, Recruitment and Admissions (non-voting)
Holly Cox


Associate Registrar (non-voting)
Jennifer Brickman (Acting) 


Three Faculty
Lisa Wood 2 9/30/2015

Mark Davidson 2 9/30/2015

Jonathan Lavery 2 9/30/2015
One Student Representative
Vacant


1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

 *Serving 2nd consecutive term

**Completing unexpired term

Mandate: The committee will discuss admissions policy, including university-college articulation agreements or changes to existing university-college articulation agreements and to make recommendations to Divisional Council on such policy, and provide input (through the Dean) to senior administrative decisions on admissions.  Particular duties will include:  the adjudication of applications for admission from home schooled students; the assessment of applications considered on the basis of Applicant Background Summaries; input into Nipissing’s decisions on applications to their BEd program.

 
Curriculum Committee

 CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
length of term 2 years

2014-2015 Members

Term

Term ends
Dean (Chair)
Heidi Northwood

Associate Dean Kofi Campbell

Five Faculty Robert Feagan
2

9/30/2015


Christina Han
2 9/30/2015

David Haskell
2 9/30/2015

Andrew Robinson
2 9/30/2015

Gary Warrick
2 9/30/2015
Two Student Representatives Vacant



Vacant


Coordinator: Academic Development and Assessment (non-voting)

Elaine Francombe


Manager, Brantford Recruitment Services (non-voting)

Craig Chipps



Registrar or Designate(non-voting)
Jennifer Brickman (Acting)


Manager, Academic Advising
(non-voting)
Sara Neziol


Coordinator of Records (non-voting) Marilyn Watson

Administrative Assistant to the Dean (Secretary)(non-voting)
Jessica Buckle


1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

*Serving 2nd consecutive term

**Completing unexpired term

Five Faculty members elected by Divisional Council, three of whom must be tenured, no more than two of whose primary appointment is the same program.

Mandate: To review all curriculum proposals and changes including university-college articulation agreements or changes to existing university-college articulation agreements and to make recommendations on these proposals to Divisional Council.  Divisional Council may also refer matters to the Curriculum Committee.  Curriculum proposals must be submitted to Divisional Council and be approved before proceeding to the Senate Academic Planning Committee (as appropriate) and Senate for their approval.
 
Merit Committee

Merit Committee

MERIT COMMITTEE
length of term 2 years

2014-2015 Members

Term

Term ends
 Dean (Chair)
Heidi Northwood

 Three Faculty

Brenda Murphy 

2

9/30/2015


Vanessa Oliver 2
9/30/2015


Edward Shizha 
2 9/30/2015

 1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

*Serving 2nd consecutive term

**Completing Unexpired Term

Mandate: To advise the Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts on recommendations for Merit Awards. 

 
Petitions Committee

Petitions Committee

 PETITIONS COMMITTEE
 length of term 2 years

2014-2015 Members

Term

Term ends
Associate Dean,
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
(Co-chair)
 Andrew Welsh 


Associate Dean,
Faculty of Liberal Arts (Co-chair)
Kofi Campbell

Administrative Assistant to the Dean (Secretary)(non-voting)

 Heidi Aiston

  Jessica Buckle



Two Faculty
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
 Jennifer Lavoie 2  9/30/2015

Katherine Rossiter  2  9/30/2015
Two Faculty
Faculty of Liberal Arts
Corina Sandu   2  9/30/2015

Stacey
Wilson-Forsberg
 2 9/30/2015
Registrar or Designate (non-voting)
Jennifer Brickman


One Academic Advisor (non-voting)
Sara Neziol


One Student 
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Melody Parton






One Student 
Faculty of Liberal Arts
Darcee Carnes






1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

 *Serving 2nd consecutive term

**Completing unexpired term


Mandate: To make decisions on student petition in accord with established policies and procedures in the undergraduate calendar.

 
Faculty Council

FACULTY COUNCIL
length of term 2 years

2013-2014 Members

Term

Term ends
 Faculty Member
 (Chair)
Sue Ferguson 2


9/30/2015

 1 refers to the first year of a 2 year term

2 refers to the second year of a 2 year term

*Serving 2nd consecutive term

**Completing Unexpired Term

Membership: All full-time faculty who are appointed to the Faculty of Liberal Arts.  The Dean is not a member of this committee

Mandate: To discuss and make recommendations regarding matters related to the academic governance of the Faculty of Liberal Arts.  To report back to the Divisional Council on such matters as may be referred to it by the Divisional Council.