At the Senate meeting on May 2, 2017, the Administration presented the new draft AAA policy and procedures. This is the first time these documents have been presented to the community.
The relevant documents can be found here (Requires login)
There was no discussion at Senate, but the Administration announced that there will be a Town Hall on Tuesday May 9th, 2017 at 3:30 in POD250 to discuss the proposed changes.
At the May 2017 AGM the following motion from the floor was passed unanimously:
Whereas Any change to the AAA policy has profound implications for collegial governance at Ryerson,
Be it resolved that the RFA membership objects to the contents of the proposed 2017 revisions to the AAA policy and to the undemocratic process by which these proposed revisions are being conducted. We ask that the administration put this process on hold and establish a new process that includes collaborative drafting with the RFA.
The Academic Administrator Appointments policy (AAA), also known as the Reedyk Report, is the policy which governs the appointment of senior administrators (Associate Deans and above). The policy governs the composition of the committees as well as procedures to be followed. Historically, this policy has been developed collegially in conjunction with the RFA.Read More »