Thursday, February 1, 2018
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)
1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks
2. Open Access Publishing at York University
Guests, Open Access Open Data Steering Committee representatives:
Joy Kirchner, Dean of Libraries, Co-Chair;
Andrea Kosavic, Interim Associate Dean, Libraries, Digital Strategy and Engagement;
Professor Markus Reisenleitner, Member.
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3. Reports from Senators
Professor Tom Loebel, FGS representative to the Senate Academic Policy, Planning & Research Committee
4. Minutes of Previous Meeting (January 4, 2018) (.docx)
5. Business Arising from the Minutes
6. Dean's Remarks
7. Changes in Degree Requirements
Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 13, 2017, and January 17, 2018
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a) Graduate Program in Administration (PhD)
Changes to course requirements (.pdf) (Finance field, PhD)
b) Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New Specialization in Artificial Intelligence (.pdf) (MSc) | Consultation memo (.pdf)
c) Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
Wide-ranging changes to degree requirements (.docx) (MES)
d) Graduate Program in Law
New Specialization in Privacy & Cybersecurity Law (.docx) (LLM)
8. Curriculum Changes
Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on January 17, 2018
Members of Council may view these documents by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Coordinator, Faculty Governance.
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a) Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New Specialization in Artificial Intelligence [see proposal above]
New Course Proposals
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6127 3.0: "Machine Learning Theory"
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6322 3.0: "Neural Networks and Deep Learning"
b) Graduate Program in Law
New Specialization in Privacy & Cybersecurity Law [see proposal above]
New Course Proposals
Law 6161P 6.0: "Privacy and Data Security from a Legal, Business and Technological Perspective"
Law 6162P 3.0: "Privacy Law in Canada"
Law 6163P 3.0: "Internet Censorship and Global Surveillance"
Law 6164P 3.0: "The Law of Confidential Information"
Law 6165P 3.0: "Special Topics in Laws Governing Data Use and Data Disclosure"
9. Other Business
Next meeting of Council: March 1, 2018