Senate Committee on Planning

The Senate Committee on Planning considers and recommends to Senate proposals for the creation or disestablishment of programs, faculties, schools, departments, centres and institutes, and major modifications of existing programs.  The committee also assists and advises Senate in the formulation of appropriate academic policy.

The committee meets monthly, September through to May.

Click here for the Committee's Terms of Reference

Annual Reports
2021-2022
2020-2021
2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018

Membership and Composition effective July 1, 2022 

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey (Chair) Acting Associate Vice-President Academic Planning
(ex-officio, voting)
Jie Zhang
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business 10 faculty members representing the faculties (at least 2 of whom shall be members of Senate*)
(voting)
Sandra Hundza *
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Education
Cindy Holder
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Humanities
Adam Con
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Fine Arts
TBD
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Human and Social Development
Alexander Brolo *
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Science
Rustom Bhiladvala *
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Engineering and Computer Science
Michelle Lawrence
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Law
Eva Baboula
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Graduate Studies
Nilanjana Roy
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Social Sciences
TBD
Medical Sciences 2 members representing the divisions (Continuing Studies and Medical Sciences)
(voting) 
Jo-Anne Clarke
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Dean, Division of Continuing Studies
Hannah Brown
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Student Senator 2 students (1 undergraduate and 1 graduate); 1 student member of Senate and the other to be nominated by the UVSS or the GSS as appropriate
(voting)
Alyssa Jackson
(term ends June 30, 2023)

UVSS representative
Annalee Lepp
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Dean 1 Dean, other than the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, nominated by the Deans
(voting)
Robin Hicks
Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
(ex-officio, voting)
Ulrich Mueller
Department of Psychology
President's nominee
(ex-officio, voting)
Kin Fun Li
Electrical and Computer Engineering Vice-President Academic Provost's designate
(ex-officio, voting)
Cynthia Milton
Associate Vice-President Research
Vice-President  Research & Innovation's designate
(ex-officio, voting)
Wendy Taylor
Acting Registrar
(ex-officio, non-voting)
Andrea Giles Executive Director, Co-operative Education and Career Services Executive Director or designate, Co-operative Education and Career Services
(ex-officio, non-voting)
Ada Saab Associate University Secretary University Secretary or deisgnate
(ex-officio, non-voting)
Sandra Duggan Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost Secretary