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Governance Practices Committee Terms of Reference

Members

  • president (ex-officio)
  • senate vice-chair
  • 2 elected senators from faculty or support staff - elected from and by senate (3 year terms)
  • 1 ex-officio senator - elected from and by senate (3 year term)
  • 1 student - elected from and by senate (1 year term)

Resource Person

  • university secretary

Provide advice to Senate regarding:

  1. cyclical review of Senate bylaws, policies, and procedures, and other institutional policies and procedures for relevance, appropriateness, and clarity;
  2. the review of University bylaws, policies, and procedures, where, under legislation, the University is required to consult with Senate;
  3. the review of faculty bylaws;
  4. the creation, amendment, or dissolution of Senate bylaws, policies, and procedures;
  5. the creation, amendment, or dissolution of faculty bylaws;
  6. committee structures and terms of reference;
  7. governance practices;
  8. other matters as assigned by Senate.

Approved by Senate - June 1, 2017