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Awards & Honours Committee Terms of Reference

Members

  • president
  • vice-chair of senate  (1 year term)
  • 1 dean – elected by senate  (3 year term)
  • 5 faculty members – elected from and by senate  (3 year term)
  • 1 student – elected from and by senate  (1 year term)                                      
  • 1 support staff – elected from and by senate  (3 year term)

Provide advice to Senate regarding:

  • setting policy and criteria for awarding honorary credentials, including degrees;
  • setting policy and criteria for awards recognizing academic excellence;
  • setting policy and criteria for awarding academic emeritus designation;
  • setting policy and criteria for awards recognizing outstanding service to the university;
  • setting policy and criteria for awards recognizing outstanding achievement by alumni;
  • nominating candidates for honorary credentials, outstanding service awards and alumni awards;
  • developing strategies for recognition of student, staff, faculty and administrative achievement;
  • other matters as assigned by Senate.

Approved by Senate - June 1, 2017