Our mission

The mission of the office is to promote the good governance of the University of Victoria through service as the university’s corporate secretariat, including:

  • the provision of high quality support to the Board of Governors, Senate, Foundations and senior advisory committees of the university;
  • the effective and timely administration of appeals, elections, ratifications,  executive searches, and the establishment of senior administrative appointment and review committees;
  • the effective and timely administration of matters related to privacy and access to information;
  • oversight of the records management program and associated policies and procedures;
  • coordination and facilitation of university policy review and development and maintenance of the university’s official policy manual;
  • administrative oversight and facilitation of equity and human rights activities; and
  • provision of  support to the Chancellor and oversight of Convocation on behalf of Senate.