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The Senate is responsible for the University’s academic policy. Its broad powers include regulating standards for admission, determining the contents and curricula of all courses of study, establishing requirements for graduation, conducting examinations and appointing examiners, and conferring degrees. There are up to 168 elected and ex-officio members of Senate who are representative of the University community. Much of its business is carried out through committees which report to the Senate at regular meetings.

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Senate meetings take place normally on the fourth Thursday of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 pm in the Dr. Robert Everett Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Building, Keele Campus.



Standing committees and sub-committees of Senate have been established to assist Senate in carrying out its mandate, as follows:

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