16th October 2019

MEETING OF SENATE

 

Wednesday 16th October 2019, 2:15 pm

Room WM0.01, Walter Moberly Building

 

AGENDA

 

 

Items marked with * will not be discussed unless specifically requested by members by contacting the Secretary no less than twenty-four hours before the meeting. 

 

1.*      APOLOGIES AND ABSENCES

 

             Attendance, apologies and absences will be recorded in the minutes.

 

2.         DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

3.         MINUTES AND ACTIONS

 

(a)           Minutes

To approve the attached minutes of the meeting held on 19th June 2019.

 

(b)           Actions List

To note the updates on the attached actions list.

 

4.         MATTERS ARISING

 

PART 1 – STRATEGIC DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

1A.         KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

To receive a presentation from the Vice-Chancellor on the new University Key Performance Indicators.

 

PART 2 – REPORTS  

 

2A.      VICE-CHANCELLOR’S REPORT TO SENATE – RESTRICTED BUSINESS

 

2B.         STUDENT OFFICERS’ REPORTS

            

i.  Report of KeeleSU

To receive the attached  report to be presented by the Union Development and Democracy Officer.

 

ii.  Report of the President of the Keele Postgraduate Association (KPA)

To receive the attached  report to be presented by the President of the KPA.

 

2C.          RESEARCH UPDATES

To receive the attached  report for information.

 

2D.         EDUCATION UPDATES

To receive the attached  report summarising Learning and Teaching developments across the University, including the following items requiring approval as shown below:             

i.             University Standing Validation Panel

ii.            Marking and Moderation Policy

iii.           Revised Classification Algorithm for Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

 

2E.          COUNCIL ANNUAL REPORT TO SENATE

To receive the attached  annual report from Council.

 

2F.          ANNUAL EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION ANNUAL REPORT 2018/19

To receive the attached report from Human Resources on the delivery and development of Equality and Diversity initiatives and practice in 2018/19.

 

2G.         STUDENT CASEWORK ANNUAL REPORT

To receive the attached  report on student casework activity in 2018/19.

 

2H.         USVC ANNUAL REPORT

To receive for information the attached  annual report on business of the University Student Voice Committee during 2018/19.

 

2I.           SECRETARY’S REPORT

To receive the attached  report from the Secretary to Senate including:

Items to be approved by Senate:

i.            Awards

ii.            Prizes

iii.            Regulation Changes

iv.            Appointment of External Examiners

v.            Conferment of Honorary Titles

vi.            Senate Election Results

Items to be recommended to Council for approval:

i.            Senior Appointments

ii.            Amended Ordinances

 

5.            EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY CONSIDERATIONS

To consider Equality and Diversity issues or implications arising from items discussed at the meeting. 

 

6.                            ANY OTHER BUSINESS‌