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Board of Governors meeting – May 7, 2015


​Nipissing University’s Board of Governors will hold their regular meeting on May 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the board room (F303). Here is the meeting agenda.

  1. Welcome/Special Guests/Introductions – Board Chair
  2. Adoption of the Minutes from the February 5, 2015 Board meeting
    Resolution: That the minutes of the Open Session of the meeting of the Board of Governors held on February 5, 2015 be adopted as circulated.
  3. Correspondence

    Letter dated March 3, 2015 from NUSU/NUFA

  4. Presentation
    Brief presentation from the two varsity basketball coaches Marg Jones (women’s team) and Chris Cheng (men’s team) on the teams’first year
  5. Chair’s Remarks
  6. Chancellor’s Remarks
  7. President’s Remarks
  8. Vice-President’s Remarks
  9. Deans’ Remarks
  10. Question Period
  11. Enrolment Update – Jamie Graham
  12. Committee Reports

    Executive Committee – M. Berubé, Vice-Chair
    Report for information dated February 24, 2015
    Report for information dated March 24, 2015
    Report dated April 28, 2015

    • Resolution 2015-04-01: That the Board of Governors accept the recommendation of the Executive Committee that Gord Prisco from the firm of Valin and Partners be reappointed as Solicitor of Record for Nipissing University for 2015-16.

    Audit and Finance Committee – M. Berubé, Chair
    Report for information dated February 23, 2015

    Report dated March 16, 2015

    • Resolution 2015-03-01: That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the Audit and Finance Committee that the Toronto Dominion Bank Operating Loan (available credit limit) be increased from one million dollars ($1,000,000) to five million dollars ($5,000,000).

    Report dated April 20, 2015

    • Resolution 2015-04-01: That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the Audit and Finance Committee that the “Protocol Agreement Statement and Guidelines for Compulsory Ancillary Fees” be accepted as presented.
    • Resolution 2015-04-02: That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the Audit and Finance Committee that the Nipissing University Ancillary Fees be accepted as presented.
    • Resolution 2015-04-03:That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the Audit and Finance Committee that the Nipissing University Student Ancillary Fees be accepted as presented.
    • Resolution 2015-04-04: That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the Audit and Finance Committee that the domestic tuition rates for 2015-16 be accepted as presented.

    Plant and Property Committee – B. Windsor, Chair

    No report for this meeting

    University Governance Committee – Dr. T. Bachelder, Chair

    Report dated March 16, 2015

    • Resolution 2015-03-01: That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the University Governance Committee that Gord Durnan be recommended to the first three-year appointment commencing July 1, 2015.
    • Resolution 2015-03-02: That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the University Governance Committee that Colleen Miller be recommended for a second three-year appointment commencing July 1, 2015.

    Report dated April 20, 2015

    • Resolution 2015-04-01: That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the University Governance Committee that Janet Zimbalatti be recommended for a second three-year appointment commencing July 1, 2015.
    • Resolution 2015-04-02: That the Board of Governors accepts the recommendation of the University Governance Committee that Jim Evans be recommended for a second three-year appointment commencing July 1, 2015.

    Advancement Committee – G. Durnan, Chair

    No report for this meeting

  13. BOARD REPRESENTATIVES ON OTHER COMMITTEES
    1. Academic Senate (attached)
    2. Senate Standing Committees and Ad Hoc Committees
    3. Alumni Advisory Board
    4. Aboriginal Council on Education
    5. Brantford Regional Campus
    6. Bracebridge Regional Campus
    7. Nipissing University Student Union
  14. OTHER BUSINESS
    • ​Resolution: That the Board of Governors approve the revisions to the Terms of Reference for the Research Ethics Board as outlined.
    • Resolution: That the Board of Governors approve the Nipissing University Pension Plan Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2014.
  15. ADJOURNMENT
    • Resolution: That the Open Session of the Board of Governors' regular meeting now adjourn:
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