1 student & 1 staff needed to help select faculty award recipient

Want to help select the 2021 Faculty Service Excellence award recipient? The Faculty Standards Committee of Senate seeks one student and one staff member to join the selection committee for the 2020-21 year. What about the commitment? It’s not a huge commitment. The committee meets 2 or 3 times, between December and February, depending on … Read more

Policy Consultation — Policy 85 Reserved Seats — to be rescinded

The University Secretariat invites your feedback on the following policy that has been recommended to be rescinded. Reserved Seats (85). Supporting documents are available at: https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ If you have any feedback, please submit your comments to Policyconsult@ufv.ca by October 6, 2020. Thank you for your input. For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca 10/06/2020

Student election for Board position

The call for nominations for one student position on the Board of Governors, closed Tuesday, September 8. An election campaign is now underway for eight Board candidates. To see a list of the candidates and read their statements, please visit ufv.ca/secretariat/elections. Voting will take place October 7-10, 2020. Eligible voters will be notified via email. … Read more

Senate meeting — Sept 25

The first meeting of Senate for the 2020-21 Academic year will take place Fri, Sept 25, at 1:30 pm. Details regarding how to access this meeting virtually will be updated on the Senate web page once confirmed. https://www.ufv.ca/senate/meeting-schedule/ The deadline for submissions for this meeting is Tues, Sept 15, at noon. Please email items to … Read more

Senate faculty byelection results

Congratulations to the faculty who were recently acclaimed to their positions on Senate, to fill one-year terms, until July 31, 2021: Faculty of Humanities: Karin Jager, Department Head, Associate Professor — Graphic & Digital Design Faculty of Social Sciences: Christine Elsey, Associate Professor — Social, Cultural & Media Studies Faculty of Science: Afia Raja, Assistant … Read more

Graduate students needed

Senate’s Graduate Studies Committee has 2 graduate student positions available for the upcoming 2020-21 year. Gain valuable leadership and volunteer experience while completing your studies! Senate’s standing committees carry out the business of Senate. Senate is the academic governing body at UFV responsible for managing policies concerning academic matters, and advising the Board on policies … Read more

Are you a graduate student?

Gain valuable leadership and volunteer experience while studying at UFV! Senate’s Graduate Studies Committee has 2 graduate student positions available for the upcoming 2020-21 year. Senate’s standing committees carry out the business of Senate. Senate is the academic governing body at UFV responsible for managing policies concerning academic matters, and advising the Board on policies … Read more

New record-naming conventions for UFV records

UFV now has a standard record naming convention protocol in place. Record naming conventions are standard labels applied to records that follow a consistent and logical sequence. Naming conventions contain elements that allow users to describe content within a record in order to support business continuity, information sharing and retrieval, and version control. All departments … Read more

Student positions on Senate Standing Committees

Want to get involved in governance at UFV? Senate’s standing committees still have student positions available for the upcoming 2020-21 year. Senate is the academic governing body at UFV responsible for managing policies concerning academic matters, and advising the Board on policies of mutual interest. These standing committees carry out the business of Senate. Graduate … Read more

Policy updates

At its June 5, 2020 meeting, Senate approved the following: • Revisions to the Approval of Graduands (20) policy • Revisions to the Grade Reporting (109) policy. • Revisions to the Prerequisites and Co-Requisities (84) policy. The policies are available on the Secretariat policy website at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-activity/ For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca … Read more

Policy updates

The following policies have recently been updated and approved: Copyright Compliance (7) Signing Authority (200). The following policy is new and has been approved: International Travel (237) The following policies have been rescinded, effective immediately: Signing Authority — Banking (116) Facsimile Signatures (117) Spending Authority (196) They can be found on the Secretariat website: https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-activity/ … Read more

Policy Consultation — Course Withdrawal (81)

As part of a 14 day consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the Course Withdrawal (81) policy. Supporting documents are available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ Please submit your comments to policyconsult@ufv.ca by the deadline of 4 pm, June 2, 2020.   06/02/2020

Next Meeting of Senate — June 5, 2020 2:30 pm

The next meeting of Senate is on Fri, June 5,  via video conference on BlueJeans. Please submit agenda and exhibit items to UFVSenate@ufv.ca by noon on Tues, May 26. For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca https://www.ufv.ca/senate/ For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca 06/05/2020