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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
  • Christophe Guy, Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies
  • Ana Cappelluto, Associate Dean, Planning and Academic Facilities
  • Mark Sussman, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
  • Joanna Berkowska, Associate Dean, Research
  • David Pariser, Acting Chair, Department of Art Education
  • Elaine Cheasley Paterson, Chair, Department of Art History
  • Catherine Russell, Chair, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
  • Silvy Panet-Raymond, Chair, Department of Contemporary Dance
  • Yehudit Silverman, Chair, Department of Creative Arts Therapies
  • pk langshaw, Chair, Department of Design and Computation Arts
  • Mark Corwin, Chair, Department of Music
  • Leila Sujir, Chair, Department of Studio Arts
  • Raymond Marius Boucher, Chair, Department of Theatre

Elected or Nominated Members

Department Representatives

  • M.J. Thompson, Department of Art Education
  • John Potvin, Department of Art History
  • Josée Leclerc, Department of Creative Arts Therapies
  • Guylaine Dionne, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema 
  • Pippin Barr, Department of Design and Computation Arts
  • Kelly Thompson, Department of Studio Arts
  • Kevin Austin, Department of Music
  • Jessica Carmichael, Department of Theatre 

Part-Time Faculty Representatives

  • David Douglas, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
  • Laurie Milner, Department of Studio Arts
  • Florence Figols, Department of Contemporary Dance

Staff Representative

  • Patrick Visentin, Department of Studio Arts

Five Undergraduate Student Representatives

  • Cleopatra Broudreau
  • TBC
  • TBC
  • TBC
  • TBC

Two Graduate Student Representatives

  • Dave LeRue
  • Matthew Robin Nye

NON-VOTING MEMBERS

  • Amir G. Aghdam, delegate for Dean, School of Graduate Studies 
  • 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:

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Friday, October 6, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.                                    A closed session (Special Graduation Meeting) will be held.
Friday, November 10, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, December 15, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, January 19, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, February 16, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, March 16, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 20, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, May 11, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.                                    A closed session (Special Graduation Meeting) will be held.

The documents provided at the 2017-2018 Faculty Council meetings will be available approximately one week prior to each meeting.



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