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Senate

The Senate is the academic governing body of Vancouver Island University. Senate is constituted under the University Act and is chaired by President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ralph Nilson. Senate conducts its business through six Standing Committees, each with specific Terms of Reference.

Senate meets regularly from October - June, typically on the first Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm.  Meetings will end by 6:00 pm unless formally extended. The regular Senate meetings are open to the public. Click here to view the Senate meeting schedule.

Senate - Frequently Asked Questions

Senators - Frequently Asked Questions