Non-Credit Curriculum Committee


Membership 2018-2019

Name & Term Expiry Position
Louis Belanger (2019) Senate Curriculum Committee (Arts)
Greg Fleet (2021) (Senator) Business Curriculum Committee
Nancy Logue (2020) SASE Curriculum Committee
Wahkuna Lisik (Senator) Registrar's Office
Obed Nkunzimana (2019) Arts, Dean or Designate
Rod Hill (2020) Business, Dean or Designate
Connie Stewart (2019) (Senator)  SASE, Dean or Dean Designate
Lindsay Taylor Director of Saint John College or Designate
TBA (2019) Student Primary/Alternate

(a) Terms of Reference

(Revised September 22, 2004, September 20, 2006, September 2014)

The Committee will:

  • act on Senate's behalf, as permitted under S. 43(2) of the UNB Act, to execute its authority under S. 40 (e) and (k) with respect to the establishment and regulation of all non-credit courses offered by the University of New Brunswick, Saint John, to the general public.

  • consider proposed new non-credit course offerings, and changes in courses, and grant or withhold approval as it sees fit; it may also review repeat offerings and require changes in, or withdrawal of courses.

  • develop its own procedures and ensure that when non-credit courses are proposed, full information on these courses is documented and/or presented.

  • report at least annually to Senate.

(b) Membership

Membership: (9)           Voting Members: (9)               Quorum: (5 voting members)

Three (3) Senate appointees who are members of a Senate and/or Faculty curriculum committee. (normally one from each Faculty) on the recommendation of the Senate Nominating Committee

One (1) representative from the Registrar’s Office designated by the Registrar

Dean or Dean’s designate from each of the three (3) Faculties

Director of Saint John College or designate

One (1) Student recommended by the Student Representative Council to the Senate Nominating Committee. Plus one (1) alternate student member.

NOTE: At least one member of the Committee must be a Senator

(c) Chair

A Senator elected annually from and by the members of the Committee.

(d) E-mail Balloting:

E-mail balloting may be conducted on matters that have already been discussed and given a general indication of assent by the Committee or for certain routine items of business which require approval for recommendation to Senate at its next meeting. The Secretary, in consultation with the Chair, shall identify items of business which could be considered by e-mail ballot. The Secretary (or designate) shall contact the members of the Committee by e-mail to gain consent to vote on the matter(s) in question by e-mail. Should any member of the Committee feel the matter(s) require(s) the Committee to meet, the Secretary shall call a meeting of the Committee. Consent will be determined by the majority of those who have responded within three business days. If the members agree to an e-mail ballot, the Secretary (or designate) shall forward an e-mail ballot to the voting members of the Committee. Full documentation, if not already available to Committee members, shall be circulated with the ballot.
The ballot shall contain three options: FOR/AGAINST/ABSTAIN.
For a motion to be approved on an e-mail ballot, a majority of the members eligible to vote must vote FOR the motion. In determining the number required for a majority, those voting ABSTAIN are excluded from the total eligible to vote.

Reports to Senate