2014 Senate Election - Call for Nominations
Nominations open for University Senate members
…your opportunity to participate in university governance.
An election will be held in the spring of 2014 for five (5) member-at-large positions that expire on June 30, 2014. Elected Senators serve three-year terms beginning July 1 and are eligible for re-election to a second consecutive term.
The University of Saskatchewan Senate has a key role in connecting the community with the university and in representing and promoting the university within the community. By participating in Senate, you will have the opportunity to provide input into university planning as part of the university’s tri-cameral governance structure (Board of Governors, Council and Senate). Senate is ’the university’s window on the province and the province’s window on the university,’ and has authority over matters such as selection of the chancellor, awarding of honorary degrees, and making regulations concerning non-academic discipline for students. Engaged and effective senators lead to a strong and effective Senate.
Of the five positions expiring, two are eligible for re-election. The incumbents are Jordan Miller and Joyce Wells. Senators Joy Crawford, Peter Stroh, and Joanna Alexander have served six years and are not eligible for re-election this year.
Member-at-large positions are nominated and elected by all members of convocation. Members of convocation include the Chancellor, members of Senate, and all graduates of the University of Saskatchewan. There are no restrictions as to where members-at-large reside.
Nomination forms for Senators must be signed by at least three (3) qualified voters and endorsed by the nominee. Names and addresses of nominators and the nominee should be clearly marked on the nomination form. The nomination form should be accompanied by a short biography (one-page maximum) of the nominee.
Nomination forms are available here or call (306) 966-4632.
Please send your completed nomination form to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2014.
Alternatively, forms may be mailed to:
Elizabeth Williamson, University Secretary
Room 212, Peter MacKinnon Building
University of Saskatchewan
107 Administration Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2
Senate Election forms and information
Nomination form to run for Senate District election or Members at Large
Note: deadline for nominations is March 1, 2014