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

Membership and Composition effective July 1, 2021  

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Richard Marcy
(term ends June 30, 2022)

Human and Social Development
12 faculty members representing the faculties and divisions (at least 2 of whom shall be members of Senate*)
 Graduate Studies
Adrienne Boyarin
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Sylvia Pantaleo
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Tusa Shea
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Continuing Studies
TBD  Engineering
Kirk McNally
(term ends June 20, 2023)
Fine Arts

Linda Welling
(term ends June 20, 2022)

Social Sciences
Hao Zhang
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Robert Howell
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Medical Sciences
Louise Page
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Samuel Holland
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Student Senator  2 students, including 1 undergraduate student and 1 graduate student, at least 1 of whom must be a student member of Senate
Adair Ng
(terms ends June 30, 2022)
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
Inba Kehoe
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Libraries, Reference Services

1 Librarian selected by Faculty Association Librarian's Committee

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