18th March 2020

MEETING OF SENATE

 

Wednesday 18th March 2020, 2:00 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 4th December 2019.

 

(b)           Actions List

To note the updates on the attached actions list.

 

4.         MATTERS ARISING

 

5. REPORTS

 

5A.      STUDENT EXPERIENCE STRATEGY

To receive the attached draft Student Experience Strategy for recommendation to Council for approval.   

 

5B.      PEOPLE STRATEGY

To receive the attached draft People Strategy for discussion and comment.

 

5C.      ACADEMIC PROMOTIONS PROCEDURE AND CRITERIA

To receive the attached proposals from the Academic Staffing Strategy Group for recommendation to Council for approval.        

 

5D.      VICE-CHANCELLOR’S REPORT TO SENATE – RESTRICTED BUSINESS

 

5E.       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.

 

5F.          RESEARCH UPDATES

To receive the attached report for information.

 

5G.         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.            Changes to Regulation D1- Assessment

                                ii.            late paper describing a time limited amendment to Regualtion D1 due to Covid-19

 

5H.         SECRETARY’S REPORT

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

Items to be approved by Senate:

                                 i.          Awards

                               ii.           Award of Prizes

                                            including a late paper to establish a new prize

                             iii.            Harper and Keele Veterinary School

                             iv.            Honorary Titles

Items to be recommended to Council for approval:

                                 i.            Amended Ordinances

 

               

6.            EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY CONSIDERATIONS

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

 

 

7.            ANY OTHER BUSINESS