Standing Committee Vacancies

Call for expressions of interest

An extended call is underway for vacancies on the standing committees of Senate. Positions are being filled on a first-come, first-service basis. If you are interested in filling a non-senator vacancy, please review the vacancies below, use the apply button at the bottom of this page. If you know others who would make a valuable contribution to Senate's standing committees, please encourage them to apply.

Note: If you are a senator interested in a vacancy, email your request to Senators are not required to complete a form.


Faculty, staff, and students, as defined in Procedures for membership on Senate Standing Committees, are eligible to be a member of a Senate standing committee.

Non-senator vacancies on the Standing Committees of Senate

Terms for non-senators are 2 years, from August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2021.

Academic Planning and Priorities Committee

  • Monthly meetings, Wednesdays, Week 3, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Vacancy for one (1) faculty
  • Vacancy for one (1) student

Awards and Honours Committee

  • Four meetings on Wednesdays, Week 4, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Vacancy for one (1) faculty

Faculty Standards Committee

  • Monthly meetings, Wednesday, Week 2, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Vacancy for one (1) faculty from Social Sciences
  • Vacancy for one (1) faculty from Applied & Technical Studies

Graduate Studies Committee

  • Thursdays meetings, Week 3, 9-11am
  • Vacancy for two (2) graduate students

Indigenization Committee

  • Four annual meetings, two in fall, two in winter - times TBA
  • Vacancy for two (2) self-identified Aboriginal students, one of whom is recommended by SUS

Senate Budget Committee

  • Monthly meetings, Thursdays, Week 4, 2:30-4:30 pm
  • Vacancy for five (5) faculty
  • Vacancy for one (1) student

Senate Committee for Student Appeals

  • Monthly meetings, on Tuesdays, Week 3, 3-4:30 pm
  • Vacancy for one (1) student

Senate Teaching & Learning Committee

  • Bi-monthly meetings, on Thursdays, Week 2, 2:30-4:30 pm
  • Vacancy for two (2) faculty

Senate Research Committee

  • Monthly meetings, on Thursday, Week 1, 9-11am
  • Vacancy for one (1) graduate student

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