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
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016

Membership and Composition  

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Susan Lewis (Chair) Acting Associate Vice-President Planning Associate Vice-President Academic Planning
(ex-officio, voting)
Sang Nam
(term ends June 30, 2021)
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business 10 faculty members representing the faculties (at least 2 of whom shall be members of Senate*)
(voting)
Graham McDonough
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Education
Cindy Holder
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Humanities
Adam Con
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Fine Arts
Abdul Roudsari
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Human and Social Development
Robin Hicks*
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Science
TBD Engineering
Gillian Calder*
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Law
Maurcio Garcia-Barrera*
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Graduate Studies
Nilanjana Roy
(term ends June 30, 2021)
Social Sciences
Patrick Nahirney
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Medical Sciences 2 members representing the divisions (Continuing Studies and Medical Sciences)
(voting) 
Jo-Anne Clarke
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Dean, Division of Continuing Studies
Kai Richins
(term ends June 30, 2020)
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)
Carla Osborne
(term ends June 30, 2020)
GSS representative
Ralf St. Clair Dean, Faculty of Education 1 Dean, other than the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, nominated by the Deans
(voting)
David Capson Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
(ex-officio, voting)
Merwan Engineer Social Sciences
President or nominee
(ex-officio, voting)
Valerie Kuehne Vice-President Academic and Provost Vice-President Academic Provost or designate
(ex-officio, voting)
Lisa Kalynchuk Vice-President Research Vice-President Research or designate
(ex-officio, voting)
Wendy Taylor Acting Registrar Registrar
(ex-officio, non-voting)
Andrea Giles Acting Director, Co-operative Education and Career Services 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