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May 1, 2016

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Committee Information



Laurier Brantford Divisional Council Committees


2015-2016 Membership Year


Admissions Committee


ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE
length of term 2 years

2015-2016 Members

Term

Term ends
Dean (Chair)
Heidi Northwood

Manager, Brantford Recruitment Services(non-voting)
Craig Chipps


AssistantRegistrar (Brantford Campus)(non-voting)
Jennifer Brickman


ThreeFaculty
Charles Wells 1 9/30/2017

Lianne Leddy 1 9/30/2017

Christina Han 1 9/30/2017
One Student Representative
Vacant


1refers 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.

Curriculum Committee

CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
length of term 2 years

2015-2016 Members

Term

Term ends
Dean (Chair)
Heidi Northwood

Associate Dean Kofi Campbell

FiveFaculty Robert Feagan
1

9/30/2017


Jonathan Lavery 1 9/30/2017

Gary Warrick
1 9/30/2017

Andrew Robinson
1 9/30/2017

Tarah Brookfield 1 9/30/2017
Two Student Representatives Vacant



Vacant


Coordinator: AcademicDevelopment and Assessment(non-voting)

Elaine Francombe


Manager, Brantford Recruitment Services (non-voting)

Craig Chipps



Registrar or Designate(non-voting)
Jennifer Brickman


Manager, Academic Advising
(non-voting)
Sara Neziol


Coordinator of Records (non-voting) Marilyn Watson

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


1refers 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

FiveFaculty 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 Review Committee

Merit Review Committee

MERIT REVIEW COMMITTEE
length of term 2 years

2015-2016 Members

Term

Term ends
Five Faculty
Abby Goodrum 1
9/30/2017

Jonathan Lavery

1

9/30/2017


Christina Han 1
9/30/2017

Vacant 1 9/30/2017


Vacant
1 9/30/2017

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 theFaculty of Liberal Artson recommendations for Merit Increments.

Petitions Committee

Petitions Committee

PETITIONS COMMITTEE
length of term 2 years

2015-2016 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)

Megan Chipman

Jessica Ryde



Two Faculty
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Jennifer Lavoie 1 9/30/2017

Raymond Izarali 1 9/30/2017
Two Faculty
Faculty of Liberal Arts
Geoff Spurr 1 9/30/2017

Stacey
Wilson-Forsberg
1 9/30/2017
Registrar or Designate(non-voting)
Jennifer Brickman


One Academic Advisor (non-voting)
Sara Neziol


OneStudent
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Claudia Volpe






OneStudent
Faculty of Liberal Arts
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: 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

2015-2016 Members

Term

Term ends
Faculty Member
(Chair)
Robert Kristofferson 1


9/30/2017

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.