Faculty representatives to Senate

Under the University Act, the Senate is responsible for the academic governance of the university, including matters related to libraries, faculties, departments, courses of instruction, fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, bursaries, prizes, admissions, student appeals, and the granting of degrees (including honorary degrees, diplomas and certificates). 

There are 32 faculty positions on Senate. Two members are elected from each faculty, with the remainder elected as at-large faculty members. Faculty members are elected to serve three-year terms, commencing on July 1st.

Call for nominations and elections are usually held in December and January. 

Learn about the jurisdiction of Senate, its composition and its committees on our website.

Senate plays a key role in the governance of the university. Please consider standing for election or nominating your colleagues.

Additional information:

Calls for Nominations

There are no open calls for nominations at this time.

Nominations received

Nominations received for member-at-large Senate position for a six month term from January 2023-June 30, 2023:

Paul Walde (acclaimed)


 There are no elections underway at this time.