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Self Evaluation Report Appendices D-K
August 12, 2011257SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY •
Self Evaluation Report
Appendix D
Academic Units
Faculty of Applied Sciences .......................................................................................... 259
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences ............................................................................... 264
Beedie School of Business ......................................................................................... ...274
Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology .......................................................... 280
Faculty of Education ..........285
Faculty of Environment ......294
Faculty of Health Sciences ........................................................................................... .299
Faculty of Science ...............304
All 2009/10 data sourced from www.sfu.ca/irp/departments258 • SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY259SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY •
Faculty of Applied Sciences
The Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) consists of the School of Computing Science and the School
of Engineering Science. It ofers internationally recognized academic programs and conducts
leadingedge research related to Canada’s science and technology priorities, with programs in computing
science, software systems, engineering science, mechatronic systems engineering and general studies.
Faculty planning
www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/academic_planning/academic_plans/current_three_yearplans.html
Governance
Faculty leadership
Position Name
Dean Dr. Nimal Rajapakse
Associate Dean Dr. Robert Cameron
Director, School of Computing Science Dr. Martin Ester
Director, School of Engineering Science Dr. John Jones
Director, Administration Amanda Woodhall
Director, Advancement Barbara Becker
Governance within the Faculty
Faculty Executive Committee
Composed of the Dean, Associate Dean and School Directors, discusses and determines
Faculty priorities; discusses and resolves issues of common concern between Schools; shares
information among members; and acts as a nominating committee for various University
appointments.
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
The decision-making body on undergraduate curriculum and policy issues within the
Faculty; forms the Faculty adjudication committee on undergraduate student appeals,
undergraduate scholarships, the awarding of undergraduate degrees, diplomas and certifcates
and other matters of concern to individual undergraduates.
Graduate Curriculum Committee
Considers all matters relating to the Faculty’s graduate curricula; is responsible for reviewing
and recommending graduate program regulations and new graduate course and program
proposals; considers papers relevant to graduate academic and administrative matters; and
screens candidates for graduate degrees, diplomas and certifcates.
Undergraduate Student Liaison Committee
Promotes and maintains regular communication between students and Faculty leadership;
advises the Dean and School Directors on challenges, issues and opportunities facing
undergraduate students; advises on and organizes activities to promote professional and career
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development and social interaction among the FAS undergraduate students; seeks advice from
the Dean and Directors on student-led initiatives; and helps disseminate and promote the
Faculty’s vision, mission and strategic initiatives.
External Advisory Council
Made up of the Dean, 10-12 external members (including senior leaders from industry,
government and professional organizations), the Associate Dean and School Directors. The
Council provides advice to the Dean on activities and future directions of the Faculty of
Applied Sciences and provides a strong link to industry, related professions and society.
Major components of the Faculty
Students served
Annualized Activity FTE (AFTE) Enrolment 2009/10
Undergraduate AFTE 1232.97
Graduate AFTE 324.74
Total AFTE Enrolment 1558
Majors (Approved) 2264
Annualized Graduate Headcount 398.66
Co-op Education Placements 576
Programs offered
Degrees
Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Applied Science
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)ts
Bachelor of General Studies (Applied Sciences)
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Science
Master of Applied Science
Master of Engineering
Master of Science
Doctor of Philosophyy under Special Arrangements
Certifcates and diplomas
Certifcate in Computing Studies
Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Computing Science
Specialized or programmatic accreditations
Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board: www.engineerscanada.ca/e/pr_accreditation.cfm
appendix D • academic units261SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY •
Functions accomplished
Research
The research programs in the Faculty are very strong, with over $7.3M of research funding attracted
in 2009/10. The international stature of its faculty is refected in their service as editors and editorial
board members of many leading journals. Three faculty members have received Manning Awards, and
several others British Columbia Innovation Council (BCIC) Awards. There are 4.5 Canada Research
Chairs in the Faculty, with one vacant Tier 1 Chair in Engineering. Engineering has an endowed
chair supported by Sierra Wireless. Three faculty (two in Engineering and one in Computer Science)
hold Michael Smith Foundation career awards, and several hold NSERC strategic and CHRP grants.
Research centres and institutes
The Faculty of Applied Sciences houses the following research institute:
Institute of Micromachine and Microfabrication Research (IMMR)
Its goal is to enhance micromachining research and development and to encourage the
application of research results in the design and fabrication of miniature sensors and actuators.
www.sfu.ca/immr
Student services
Student advising
Provides academic and program advising and counseling for students.
Co-op offce
A unit under the School of Engineering Science, manages Engineering Science co-op;
Computing Science co-op is managed centrally. All students have access to co-op advisors
and other support services.
Methods of educational delivery
Lectures, seminars and labs; project-based assignments; co-op education (required of all Engineering
Science students); capstone projects; participation in national and international competitions; use of
industry speakers in classrooms.
Course and program collaborations with units outside SFU
Dual degree BSc in Computing Science (DDP) with Zhejiang University (ZU), China.
Research exchange with Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.
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Faculty resources
FTE CFL by rank 2009/10
Professor 39.50
Associate Professor 24.50
Assistant Professor 17.00
Instructor -
Lab Instructor -
Lecturer 18.00
Total FTE CFL 99.00
Full-Time Teaching Equivalent resources 2009/10
Tenure-Track Faculty 81.00
Lecturers 36.00
Lab Instructors -
Sessionals 5.53
Visiting -
Limited Term 0.50
Faculty Associates -
Other 0.25
Total FTTE 123.28
Budgeted FTE Support Staff 2009/10
APSA 25.60
CUPE 21.00
Total FTE Support Staff 46.60
Teaching Assistants 2009/10
FTE TAs (1 FTE = 8 contact hours) 45.3
TA Base Units 874.4
Financial resources and expenses 2009/10
Actual Expenditures ($ 000) $18,689.44
Operating Budget ($ 000) $18,286.46
% of Operating Budget to Salaries 79%
% of Operating Budget to Benefts 15%ies/Benefts 95%
Research grants and contracts ($ 000) 2009/10
External Sources $7116.32
Interces $225.00
Total research grants and contracts $7341.32
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Community connections
The Faculty of Applied Sciences has strong connections with local industries through its External
Advisory Council, research relationships and co-op programs for students. Many Faculty personnel
are members of, and hold positions within, local and national professional bodies and technical
societies. The Faculty sponsors school visits, participates in local science fairs, and is part of a new
project between SFU and the City of Surrey to work on initiatives related to energy and sustainability.
It has a close relationship with the BC Innovation Council to provide student entrepreneurship
activities.
Faculty of Applied Sciences structure
Does not refect seniority.
Dean
Associate Director, Director, Directors
Dean School of School of
Computing Engineering Administration
Science Science
Advancement
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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The largest Faculty at SFU, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) is a dynamic unit whose
strength lies in its diversity, its important contributions to research and learning, and its engaged and
engaging teachers, researchers and students. This diverse Faculty is united by its commitment to
the importance of a liberal education and a belief in its life-changing nature. The Faculty shares a
commitment to the fnest traditions of research in its many disciplines.
Core values
• Uniteresearchandinstructionalexcellence
• Fosteradiverseenvironmentthatpromotesquestioninganddiscoverywithinandacross
thehumanitiesandsocialsciences
• Engagewithcommunitiesbothlocalandglobal
• Enablestudentstoleadafulllifeinachangingworld
Faculty planning
www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/academic_planning/academic_plans/current_three_yearplans.html
1Governance
Faculty leadership
Position Name
Dean Dr. John Craig
Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Student Issues Dr. Paul Budra
Associate Dean, Arts and Social Sciences at SFU Surrey and Dr. Jane Fee
Strategic Enrolment Management
Associate Dean, Resources and External Relations/Research, Policy, Dr. Paul McFetridge
Study Leaves and Communications
Assistant Dean vacant
Director, Human Resources and Curriculum Diane Gibson
Director, Finance Bonnie Yeung
Director, Advancement Mauro Vescera
Director, Asia-Canada Program Dr. Tsuyoshi Kawasaki
Director, Cognitive Science Prof. Steve DiPaola
Director, School of Criminology Dr. Robert Gordon
Chair, Economics Dr. Nicolas Schmitt
Chair, English Dr. Betty Schellenberg
Director, Explorations Program Dr. Paul St. Pierre
Director, First Nations Studies Dr. Eldon Yellowhorn
Chair, French Dr. Rejean Canac-Marquis
Chair, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Dr. Catherine Murray
Chair, Gerontology Dr. Andrew Wister
Director, Graduate Liberal Studies Dr. Michael Kenny
Director, Hellenic Studies Program Dr. Andre Gerolymatos
1 The department of Archaeology moved to the Faculty of Environment effective April 1, 2011. This is refected
organizationally for the affected Faculties, but not in the associated information on budgets and FTE staff.
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