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Faculty Council

Faculty Council is responsible for the governance of the academic affairs of the Faculty of Fine Arts and for making recommendations concerning academic matters to Senate.

Chaired by the Dean and composed of full-time and part-time faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students, and staff members, Council meets monthly.
 

1. Establish committees, and delegate any of its responsibilities to committees; receive, consider, and act upon the reports of its committees.

2. Consider and recommend to Senate, or in the case of graduate programs, to the Council of the School of Graduate Studies:

  • any changes, additions or deletions in the curriculum for degrees, certificates or diplomas offered within the Faculty.
  • any changes, additions or deletions in honours, major or any Programs offered within the Faculty.
  • any changes, additions or deletions in course offerings within the Faculty.

3. Decide on students’ requests for exemption from the academic regulations. The Faculty Council shall submit annually to Senate a report on the disposition of students’ requests.

4. Recommend to Senate, or in the case of graduate programs, to the Council of the School of Graduate Studies, the list of candidates for the conferment of degrees, certificates and diplomas.

5. Grant Faculty awards.

6. Recommend to Senate on the granting of other awards when called upon to do so.

7. Recommend to Senate on the establishment, consolidation or discontinuance of departments.

8. Appoint Faculty representatives to University committees when called upon to do so.

9. Appoint Faculty representatives to Senate.

10. Make recommendations to Senate concerning the composition of the Faculty Council.

11. Make any recommendations it sees fit to Senate or to the appropriate University administrators.

12. Establish procedures for the conduct of its affairs.

Chair & Secretary

  • Rebecca Duclos, Dean (Chair)
  • Helen Athanassiadis, Secretary (non-voting)
  • Elyse Murphy, Recording Secretary (non-voting)

VOTING MEMBERS

Ex-Officio

  • Alan Shepard, President and Vice-Chancellor
  • Graham Carr, Provost and Vice-President, Academic Affairs
  • Justin Powlowski, Interim Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies
  • Ana Cappelluto, Associate Dean
  • Mark Sussman, Associate Dean
  • Joanna Berkowska, Associate Dean
  • Juan Carlos Castro, Acting Chair, Art Education
  • Elaine Cheasley Paterson, Chair, Art History
  • Catherine Russell, Chair, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
  • Silvy Panet-Raymond, Chair, Contemporary Dance
  • Yehudit Silverman, Chair, Creative Arts Therapies
  • pk langshaw, Chair, Design and Computation Arts
  • Mark Corwin, Chair, Music
  • Eric Simon, Chair, Studio Arts
  • Edward Little, Chair, Theatre

Elected or Nominated Members

Department Representatives

  • M.J. Thompson, Art Education
  • John Potvin, Art History
  • Stephen Snow, Creative Arts Therapies
  • Guylaine Dionne, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema 
  • Rilla Khaled, Design and Computation Arts
  • Kelly Thompson, Studio Arts
  • Kevin Austin, Music
  • Eric Mongerson, Theatre 

Part-Time Faculty Representatives

  • David Douglas, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
  • Erwin Regler, Design & Computation Arts
  • Rachael Van Fossen, Department of Theatre

Staff Representative

  • Patrick Visentin, Studio Arts

Five Undergraduate Student Representatives

  • Roxane Halary
  • Adrian Manicom
  • Marie Margineanu-Plante
  • Avery Zhao-Djokic
  • Kira Walz

Two Graduate Student Representatives

  • Matthew Nye
  • Dave LeRue

NON-VOTING MEMBERS

  • Amir G. Aghdam, Dean, School of Graduate Studies delegate
  • Jean-Marc Edwards, delegate for University Librarian
  • Ilze Kraulis, delegate for Registrar 
  • Andy Murdoch, Fine Arts, Communications Advisor
  • Administrative Directors of the Faculty of Fine Arts reporting directly to the Dean

In 2016-17, Faculty Council meetings have been scheduled in EV 2.776 as follows:

Friday, September 16, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
A closed session (Special Graduation Meeting) will be held .
Friday, October 14, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Friday, November 18, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, December 16, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, January 20, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, February 17, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, March 17, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, May 12, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
A closed session (Special Graduation Meeting) will be held .
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