Changes to Faculty Councils Membership

Removal of Extension Specialists
Changes to ex officio members

Governance Committee Terms of Reference

Membership
Three elected members of Council, one of whom will be Chair
The President’s designate
Chair of Council
Chair, Academic Programs Committee of Council
Chair, Planning and Priorities Committee of Council

Ex Officio
University Secretary

Administrative Support
Office of the University Secretary

Governance Committee Members 2018/19

Council Members

Jay Wilson (chair)

Curriculum Studies

2020

Trever Crowe

Interim dean, College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

2019

Pamela Downe

Archaeology and Anthropology

2020

Ex officio Members

TBA

Chair, Council

 

Beth Bilson

University Secretary

 

Dirk de Boer

Chair, Planning and Priorities Committee

 

Ken Fox

Chair, Academic Programs Committee

 

Other Members

Tamara Larre

President’s designate

2019

Student Guests

Coden Nikbakht

USSU President

Ziad Ghaith

GSA Representative

Resource Members

Jacquie Thomarat

Committee Secretary – Office of the University Secretary

The President and the Chair of Council are also ex-officio non-voting members of all University Council committees.

The Governance Committee is responsible for:

  1. Reviewing the Bylaws of Council and recommending to Council revisions to the Bylaws.
  2. Reviewing the Bylaws of Faculty Councils and recommending to Colleges and Schools changes to the Bylaws.
  3. Reviewing the membership, powers and duties of committees of Council and recommending to Council revisions to the membership, powers and duties of committees.
  4. Recommending to Council regulations and procedures for Council and Council committees.
  5. Advising Council with respect to its responsibilities and powers under the University of Saskatchewan Act, 1995 and recommending to Council on proposed changes to the Act.
  6. Nominating members and Chair of the Nominations Committee of Council.
  7. Providing advice to the Chair of Council on the role of the Chair.
  8. Recommending to Council rules and procedures, including the penalties as prescribed by section 61(1)(h) of the University of Saskatchewan Act,1995, to deal with allegations of academic misconduct on the part of students.
  9. Recommending to Council rules and procedures to deal with appeals by students and former students concerning academic decisions affecting them as provided in section 61 (1) (j) of the University of Saskatchewan Act,1995.