Senate Committee on Libraries

The Senate Committee on Libraries advises the University Librarian on matters relating to the operation of the Libraries and acts as the liaison between the Libraries and academic units and programs.

The committee meets monthly, September through to May.

Click here for the Committee's Terms of Reference

Annual Reports
2021-2022
2020-2021
2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018

Membership and Composition effective July 1, 2022 

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Adrienne Boyarin (Chair)
(term ends June 30, 2023)

Humanities
12 faculty members representing the faculties and divisions (at least 2 of whom shall be members of Senate*)
(voting)
Martha McGinnis
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Graduate Studies
Deborah Curran *
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Law
Sylvia Pantaleo
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Education
Tusa Shea
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Continuing Studies
Rishi Gupta *
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Engineering and Computer Science
Kirk McNally
(term ends June 20, 2023)
Fine Arts

TBD
(term ends June 20, 2025)

Social Sciences
Hao Zhang
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Simon Minshall *
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Human and Social Development
TBD
Medical Sciences
TBD
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Science
David Wu
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Student Senator  2 students, including 1 undergraduate student and 1 graduate student, at least 1 of whom must be a student member of Senate
(voting)
TBD
(terms ends June 30, 2023)
GSS student representative
Victor Ramraj
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Director, Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives 1 Research Centre Director, selected by the Council of Centre Directors
(voting)
Inba Kehoe
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Libraries, Reference Services

1 Librarian selected by Faculty Association Librarian's Committee
(voting)

TBD
TBD
President or nominee
(ex-officio, voting)
Jonathan Bengtson  University Librarian
(ex-officio, voting)
Wency Lum  Associate Vice-President Systems & Chief Information Officer
(ex-officio, voting)
Lisa Goddard 3 Associate University Librarians
(ex-officio, voting)
Lisa Petrachenko
Ry Moran
Kaelan Smith
University Librarian's Office Secretary