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Board of Governors meeting, October 1, 2015


Nipissing University’s Board of Governors will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, October 1, 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 June 4, 2015 Board meeting

    ​​​​​​​​Resolution: That the minutes of the Open Session of the meeting of the Board of Governors held on June 4, 2015 be adopted as circulated

  3. Correspondence  

  4. Presentation   

    Presentation from Price Waterhouse Cooper (PWC)

    Presentation from Dean Decaire from BDO on the audited financial statements.

  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. Berube, Board Chair

  • Report for information dated September 22, 2015

Audit and Finance Committee – T. Palangio, Chair

  • ​Report for information dated September 21, 2015

Resolution: That the Board of Governors accept the recommendation of the Audit and Finance Committee that the internally restricted net assets be increased by $416,000 for the specific commitments as described in Note 11 to the April 30, 2015 financial statements.        

Resolution: That the Board of Governors accept the recommendation of the Audit and Finance Committee that the Consolidated Audited Financial Statements for the year ended April 30, 2015 be approved.

Plant and Property Committee – M. Berube, Board Chair

    • ​Report for information dated September 21, 2015

University Governance Committee – C. Dennis, Chair

    • Report for information dated September 21, 2015

 Advancement Committee – G. Durnan, Chair  

    • Report for information dated September 21, 2015

13.  BOARD REPRESENTATIVES ON OTHER COMMITTEES

i)Academic Senate (report included)

ii) Senate Standing Committees and Ad Hoc Committees

iii) Alumni Advisory Board

iv) Aboriginal Council on Education

v) Brantford Regional Campus

vi) Bracebridge Regional Campus

vii) Nipissing University Student Union


14. OTHER BUSINESS

Research Ethics Board

In accordance with the Terms of Reference for the Research Ethics Board (NUREB), the following members are being recommended for appointment by the Board of Governors on the endorsement of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic and Research:

Resolution: That the Board of Governors ratify the following recommendation of individuals including their terms, for membership on the Research Ethics Board:

 Existing Members

 Steven Arnocky, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

  • 2 year renewal – September 2015 – August 2017, not renewable

Heather Rintoul, Associate Professor, Schulich School of Education

  • 1 year extension – September 2015 – August 2016, not renewable

New Members:

Cameron McFarlane, Associate Professor, English

  • 3-year term- September 2015 – August 2018, renewable once

Mike Parr, Associate Professor, Schulich School of Education

  • 3-year term- September 2015 – August 2018, renewable once

Kathy Mantas, Associate Professor, Schulich School of Education

  • 3-year term- September 2015 – August 2018, renewable once

Lanyan Chen, Associate Professor, Social Welfare and Social Development

  • 3-year term- September 2015 – August 2018, renewable once

Tanya Lukin-Linklater, Director, Office of Aboriginal Initiatives

  • 3-year term- September 2015 – August 2018, renewable once


15. ADJOURNMENT                     

Resolution: That the Open Session of the Board of Governors' regular meeting now adjourn:

 

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