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  7. Meeting No. 284

16.05.18

Meeting No. 284

SENATE

Wednesday 16 May 2018

2pm - 5pm

AG07B

Governance Team

City, University of London

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

Tel. 020 7040 8496

www.city.ac.uk/governance

AGENDA

Members are invited to raise questions of detail with the speakers specified for a paper ahead of the meeting with a view to improving the effectiveness of the meeting.  Please notify the Governance Team if you wish to star an item.

"Open

Part One - Preliminary ItemsPaper1Main speaker(s)
*1
2.00pm
Apologies
To note apologies received for the meeting
VerbalChair
*2

Highlighted Items                                                                                                                              

To agree the highlighted (*) items as the main items of the business of the meeting2

Verbal Chair
*3Minutes
To agree the minutes of the meetings held on 13 December 2017 and 7 March 2018 
Open Chair
*4Matters Arising  
4.1Research Items  
 Items 2 & 15 - To receive an update on the review into support for PhD studentsVerbalVP(R&E)
 Item 27 - To receive an update on plans for an ARQM ReviewVerbalVP(R&E)
4.2Education Items  
 Item 18 - To receive an update on gender reporting of External ExaminersVerbalDSAS
4.3To note any other matters arising not covered elsewhere on the agendaVerbal Chair
*5Conflicts of interest  
 To note any members' conflicts of interest pertaining to the meeting's businessVerbalChair
*6

Terms of Reference and Governance Regulations

To note the terms of reference of Senate and the regulations relating to Senate

Open Chair
*7Items Specifically Brought Forward by the Chair  
7.1To note an update on the Office for StudentsOpenDSAS
7.2To note Senate Policies approved by e-mail correspondence VerbalChair
7.3To receive an update from the Chair of the Industrial Action Quality and Standards Working GroupOpen DP&P
7.4To consider any further issues brought forward by the Chair  
 Innovation Refurbishment and Decant Arrangements
To discuss implications for teaching and research
OpenChair
*8Senate Calendar
To note the annual calendar for Senate business
Open Chair

*9         2.20pm

Students' Union Standing Reports

To note and discuss issues brought forward by the Students' Union

Open SU President
Part Two - Debate Item/PresentationPaper1Main Speaker(s)
*10      2.30pm

Undergraduate Assessment Strategies Review                                                                          

To note the report and receive a presentation on the Undergraduate Assessment Strategies Review

Assessment Review Slides

Assessment Review Project Report

Open LEaD BoS Chair
Part Three - Deferred Items for Decision Paper1Main Speakers
*11       2.50pmDeferred Items For Approval
To consider and approve items deferred for approval from the 7 March agenda. March agenda numbers are in brackets
  
11.1Deputy Chair of Senate [7.1]
To approve an extension to the term of the Deputy Chair of Senate
VerbalChair
11.2Deputy Chair of BoS in Business Studies [7.2]
To approve the nomination of Professor Paolo Volpin for Deputy Chair of the BoS in Business Studies
VerbalChair
11.3Regulation 4: Senate's Committees [11]
To approve proposed changes to Regulation 4
OpenChair AGC/DP&P
11.4Annual Programme Evaluation Template for research Degrees [16]Open Dean Grad School
11.5

Undergraduate Annual Programme Evaluation 2016-17:  Quality Review [17]

To approve the proposed plans for future reporting

ClosedDP&P
11.6PSRB Reporting: Report from the School of Health Science [23]                                             To approve the proposed actionsOpenDP&P
Part Four - Major Items for Decision or Discussion  
*12       3.15pmInterdisciplinary Centre 
To approve the establishment of the Interdisciplinary Centre Outlined in the report
ClosedVP(R&E)
*13        3.30pm

Proposed Revisions to Senate Policies

To consider the paper and approve proposed revisions to the following Senate Policies:

  
13.1Programme Approval Policy and GuidanceOpen DP&P
13.2Programme Amendment Policy and GuidanceOpen DP&P
13.3Periodic Review Policy and GuidanceOpen DP&P
13.4Programme Termination and Suspension Policy and GuidanceOpen DP&P
*14  
3.50pm
Annual Programme Evaluation (APE) Summary Project: Postgraduate Taught Report 
To note the report
ClosedDP&P
*15     
4.00pm

Module Evaluation Reports
Period 1 Module Evaluation Outcomes - Autumn

To consider the Period 1 Module Evaluation Outcomes

ClosedDP&P
Part Five - Other Items for Decision of DiscussionPaper1Main Speaker(s)
*16      
4.10pm
Reports from Sub-Committees and Executive Advisory Committees  
16.1Board of Studies Minutes
To note the minutes and consider any matters of concern
Part ClosedBoS Chairs
16.2Reports from the Graduate School Committee, Research and Enterprise Committee, Educational Quality Committee, Academic Governance Committee, Collaborative Provision Committee            
To receive a verbal update and consider matters of concern
VerbalCommittee Chairs
*17
4.30pm
Arrangements for Senate Elections: Publication of Voting Data
To consider the use of the election data in future Senate elections
Open College Secretary
*18
4.40pm
Recommendations for the Award of Professor Emeritus
To consider the nominations and approve the recommendations for the award
ClosedChair AGC
Part Six - Items for InformationPaper1Main Speaker(s)
19

Collaborative Provision Register 2017/18

To note the Register

Open DP&P
20

PSRB Register APE Update: City Law School 

To note the report

OpenDP&P
21

Undergraduate APE Update: School of Health Sciences

To note the report

ClosedDP&P
22

Minutes for Information

To note minutes from the following meetings:

  
22.1Council OpenChair
22.2Senate Committees  
22.2.1Academic Governance Committee (AGC)Open Chair AGC
22.2.2Senate Rsearch Ethics Committee (SREC)Open Chair SREC
22.2.3Collaborative Provision Committee (CPC)
14 November 2017
1 March 2018
Open Chair CPC
22.2.4Educational Quality Committee (EQC)Open Chair EQC
22.3Executive Advisory Committees  
22.3.1Graduate School CommitteeOpen Dean Grad School
23Honorary Visiting Professors
To note the appointments and re-appointments of Honorary Visiting Professors approved by Chair's action
Open Chair
Part Seven - Concluding ItemsPaper1Main Speaker(s)
*24Freedom of Information Review  
 To identify any changes to the open/restricted/closed classification of papers from this meeting.  
 

Date of next meeting

11 July 2018
2.00pm to 5.00pm
Convocation Suite

  
 Dr. William Jordan
College Secretary william.jordan@city.ac.uk
  

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"Open" and "Restricted" Council papers, with the exception of the minutes of sub-committees, will normally be made available on the Staff Hub, following the circulation of the Council meeting highlights to all staff via e-mail.

"Open" Senate papers are published on the web and "Restricted" and " Closed" papers are available to staff via the web using a password.

The agenda, papers and minutes for the other Sub-committees of Council are not published on the website or Staff Hub.

"Restricted" and "Closed" papers are exempt under the Freedom of Information Act and will not be made available to a member of the public making an FOI request.  Staff will have access to the "Restricted" papers of Council and Senate.  "Restricted" classifies a paper that is "Closed" but has been made available to staff.  staff should treated "Restricted" papers as confidential anda not to share or discuss them with anyone other than City, University of London staff.  "Papers may be "partly closed" or "partly restricted" and the open and closed/restricted elements are treated separately from one another following the processes for each type of paper laid out here.  The Committee may change the classification of papers on the agenda at eh meeting at which they are considered.