York University (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty Council

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York University (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty Council

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The Faculty Council was established in 1960 as the highest deliberative academic body in the university 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. In 1963 it was replaced by the Faculty Council of Arts and Science.


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2019/06/11 J. Grant. Creation.




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