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  7. Meeting no. 288 - 13-3-19

Meeting no. 288 - 13-3-19

SENATE

Wednesday 13th March 2019 from 2pm to 5pm in the Northampton Suite

* 1: A meeting of Senators to discuss Athena SWAN will take place 

in the Northampton Suite at 2.00-2.30pm. All members of Senate are invited to attend.

* 2: Senate will meet at 2.30pm-5.00pm, following the Athena SWAN discussion.

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.

Part One – Preliminary Items

Paper1

Main Speaker(s)

*1
2.30pm
Apologies
To note the apologies for the meeting
VerbalChair
*2

Highlighted Items

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

Verbal

Chair

*3

Minutes

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 12th December 2018

Open

Chair

*4

Matters Arising

  
 
4.1 Action 4 - Gender Reporting of External Examiners

To receive an update

VerbalDSAS
 

To receive an update on the Internal Audit

Open DIA
 
To receive an update
OpenDean Grad School
 
4.4 Action 22 - KPI/PI Review
To receive an update
VerbalVP(S&P)
 4.5 To note any other matters arising not covered VerbalChair
*5
Conflicts of Interest
To note any members' conflicts of interest pertaining to this meeting's business
VerbalChair
*6

Terms of Reference and Governance Regulations

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

OpenChair
*7Items Specially Brought Forward by the Chair  
 
7.1 Honorary Medical Adviser
To note the appointment of Dr Christine Rajah as Honorary Medical Adviser for 3 years by Chair's Action
VerbalChair
 

7.2 Programme Regulations for MA Academic Practice

To note Programme Regulation for LEaD approved by Chair's action

Open Chair/Chair EQC
 7.3 To consider any other issues brought forward by the Chair Verbal Chair
*8
To note the annual calendar for Senate business
OpenChair
*9 
3.00pm

Students' Union Standing Report

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

OpenSU President
 Part Two - Major Items for Discussion  
*10 
3.10pm
Proposals/reports to Senate from Academic Governance Committee  
 
To consider and recommend to Council proposed revisions to Ordinance C1 Senate
OpenChair AGC
 
To consider and approve Terms of Reference
OpenVP(R&E)
 

10.3 Recommendation for the Award of Professor Emeritus

To consider the nomination and approve the recommendation for the award

ClosedChair AGC
*11 
3.25pm
Reports to Senate from City Graduate School   
 

11.1 Graduate Teaching Assistants

To approve the updated policy/guidance

Open Dean Grad School
*12 
3.40pm
Proposals to Senate from Educational Quality Committee  
 
To consider the paper and recommended actions
OpenDP&P
 
To note the report
OpenDP&P
 
To note the report
OpenDP&P
*13 
4.10pm
Reports from Sub-Committees and Executive Advisory Committees  
 

To note the minutes and consider any matters of concern

Part closedBoS Chairs
 

13.2 Reports from the Graduate School, Research & Enterprise Committee, Educational Quality Committee, Academic Governance Committee, Collaborative Provision Committee

To receive a verbal update and consider any matters of concern

VerbalCommittee Chairs
 Part Three - Other Items for discussion   
*14
4.20pm

Interdisciplinary Centres

To note proposals being developed for the creation of an Interdisciplinary Centre in Cyber Security

ClosedVP(R&E)
*15 
4.30pm

Sabbatical Leave Monitoring

To note the amended Interim report from CLS

Restricted VP(R&E)
*16 
4.40pm

Cover sheets for Senate papers from Education and Student Committee, Educational Quality Committee and Graduate School Committee

To consider the introduction of revised cover sheets for papers for these Committees

OpenCollege Secretary
 Part Four - Items for Information   
17
Minutes for Information
To note minutes from the following meetings
  
 17.1 CouncilPart ClosedChair
 

17.2 Senate Committees

  
 17.2.1 Educational Quality CommitteeOpenChair EQC
 17.2.2 Academic Governance CommitteeOpenChair AGC
 17.2.3 Senate Research Ethics CommitteeOpenChair SREC

17.3 Executive Advisory Committees

  
 17.3.1 Education and Student CommitteeOpenDP&P
 17.3.2 Graduate School CommitteeOpenDean Grad School
18

Honorary Visiting Professors

To note the appointments and reappointments of Honorary Visiting Professors approved by Chair's action

OpenChair
 Part Five - Concluding Items   
*19
Freedom of Information Review
To identify any changes to open/restricted/closed classification of papers from this meeting
OpenChair
20

Any Other Business

To note any other business

OpenChair
 

Date of Next Meeting

15th May 2019 from 2.00-5.00pm

  

Dr William Jordan

College Secretary William.Jordan@city.ac.uk

City, University of London’s Publication Scheme, produced in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, states that the approved minutes of the meetings of Council and Senate are routinely published on the web. Their agendas are also published on the web, if possible, in advance of the meeting. The Council minutes can only be agreed at the next meeting of Council.

“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 email.

“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 Counciland Senate. “Restricted” classifies a paper that is “Closed” but has been made available to staff. Staff should treat “Restricted” papers as confidential and not to share or discuss them with anyone other than City, University of London staff. “Open” papers will normally be made available to anyone lodging an FOI request.Papers may be “partly closed”or “partly restricted” and the open and closed/restricted elements are treatedseparately from one anotherfollowing the processesfor each type of paper laid out here. The Committee may change the classification of papers on the agendaat the meeting at which they are considered.

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