Approved by the Senate, March 25, 2010
Approved by the Board of Trustees, April 30, 2010
The Queen’s University Planning Committee (QUPC) is a joint committee of the University Senate and the Board of Trustees. Its major responsibility is to ensure that academic planning and the management of resources (people, money, space) are fully integrated. It ensures that decisions reached in the academic sphere and initiatives from individual faculties and units are made with full knowledge of the fiscal and infrastructure implications for the University as a whole. Furthermore, it enables the Board of Trustees to have a full understanding of the academic endeavours of the University.
Its first role [I] is to review and comment, including making recommendations, on new and proposed plans, including the University Academic Plan, to the Senate and the Board of Trustees.
Its second role [II] is to serve in an advisory capacity for the University’s budget development process. The QUPC will comment on whether the budget recommendations are congruent with the University Academic Plan.
The QUPC shall review, comment, and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees and Senate regarding the impact of the following on overall University planning and budgeting:
One student, trustee or senator, elected by the student trustees and the student senators
One staff member, trustee or senator, elected by the staff trustees and the staff senators
One Dean elected by the Faculty Deans
One Faculty senator elected by the Faculty senators
One trustee proposed by the Board of Trustees Governance and Nominating Committee and elected by the Board of Trustees
Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), Chair of the QUPC
Principal and Vice-Chancellor
Chair of the Board of Trustees, or delegate
Chair of the Board of Trustees’ Finance Committee, or delegate
Total membership: 9
Invited participants (non-voting) will include but are not limited to:
Vice-Principal (Finance and Administration)
|G. Anderson||Ex Officio||
|A. Harrison||Ex Officio||
|D. Woolf||Ex Officio||
|B. Palk||Ex Officio||