16th October 2019
MEETING OF SENATE
Wednesday 16th October 2019, 2:15 pm
Room WM0.01, Walter Moberly Building
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
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:
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