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  1. What is Faculty of Arts & Science Governance?
  2. I am a second year student working on a specialist in political science.
    Is it possible for me to become involved in the Social Science Curriculum Committee
    ?
  3. Is it possible to attend an Arts and Science Council meeting if you are not a member?
  4. I would like to put forward a motion for the next Council meeting. How do I do this?
  5. I have another question about governance...

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  1. What is Faculty of Arts and Science Governance?
    The Arts & Science Council, together with its sub-committees make up the Faculty of Arts & Science governance. They are responsible for policies within the Faculty with relation to such areas as curriculum development, academic standards and admission policies.
  2. I am a second year student working on a specialist in political science. Is it possible for me to become involved in the Social Science Curriculum Committee?
    All curriculum committees have student members elected to them. Elections for these positions are held each spring.
  3. Is it possible to attend an Arts & Science Council meeting if you are not a member?
    All meetings of the Arts & Science Council are open to the public, however only members present are permitted to participate in debates and vote.
  4. I would like to put forward a motion for the next Council meeting. How do I do this?
    All substantive motions, including reports of committees, must be received by the secretary at least 10 days in advance of the day of the meeting at which they are to be discussed. They shall be considered by the Agenda Committee and the form of the motions shall be set out on the Agenda.