York University (Toronto, Ont.). Council of the Faculty of Arts and Science

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York University (Toronto, Ont.). Council of the Faculty of Arts and Science

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The Council was initially called the Faculty Council, 1960-1962 and then the Faculty Council of Arts and Science, 1963-1965. It was the highest deliberative body in the faculty determining course content, hearing appeals of students on grades, establishing enrollment procedures and participating in related academic matters. In its early years, the faculty council was essential in establishing the academic programme of the university. Much of the Council' s work was carried out by Standing and ad-hoc committees, with the following being standing committees: Applications & Memorials, Examinations & Academic Standards, Examinations, Minor Research Grants, Scholarships and Undergraduate Studies committee. The ad-hoc committees included nominating, Schools' Liaison and Length-of-term.


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2019/06/11 J. Grant. Creation.




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