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

 

 

Nominations received

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Nominations received for the faculty-specific calls to serve on Senate for a term from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2027:

Name Faculty Status
Hokulani Aikau Human and Social Development Acclaimed
Lynne Marks Humanities Acclaimed
Brock Smith Business Acclaimed
Dennine Dudley Fine Arts Acclaimed
April Nowell Social Sciences Acclaimed

 

Nominations received for a member-at-large to serve on Senate for a one-year term from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025.

Name Faculty Status
Jill Walshaw Humanities Acclaimed

 

Nominations received for 4 members-at-large to serve on Senate for a three-year term from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2027. 

Name Status
Jason Colby Election to follow Feb 28-Mar 5
Martin Farnham Election to follow Feb 28-Mar 5
Jane Gair Election to follow Feb 28-Mar 5
Robert Hancock Election to follow Feb 28-Mar 5
Ben Nadler Election to follow Feb 28-Mar 5
Maureen Ryan Election to follow Feb 28-Mar 5
Andrew Weaver Election to follow Feb 28-Mar 5
   

 

Nominations received for a librarian to serve on Senate for a three-year term from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2027.

Name Status
Inba Kehoe Acclaimed

Elections