Opportunities - Senate

 

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SECOND CALL FOR FACULTY NOMINATIONS - SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE VACANCIES
NOMINATION PERIOD: March 24, 2017 - April 7, 2017 by 12pm

The Senate Nominations Committee is welcoming nominations from full-time faculty members at the Orillia and Thunder Bay campuses to fill the following vacancies:

 CLICK HERE FOR THE SENATE STANDING COMMITTEES NOMINATION FORM 

COMMITTEE NAME (Link to Terms of Reference)

TERM (S)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Senate Academic Committee

1 Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020

1 Vacancy – Term commencing July 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

1 Vacancy - Term commencing January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Full-time faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee.

Senate Budget Committee

1 Vacancy - Term commencing January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018

1 Vacancy - Term commencing immediately to June 30, 2018

Full-time faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee.

Senate Nominations Committee

1 Vacancy - Term commencing January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Full-time faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Executive Committee, with the objective that there be representation from across the Faculties and campuses, when possible.

Senate Research Committee

1 CIHR Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020

1 SSHRC Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

Full-time members, whom are CIHR or SSHRC eligible researchers.

Senate Teaching and Learning Committee

1 Faculty of Law Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019

1 Faculty of Natural Resources Management Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

1 Faculty of Education Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

1 Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020

One full-time faculty member from each faculty (except NOSM).

Senate Undergraduate Scholarships and Bursaries Committee

1 Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

1 Vacancy - Term commencing January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Full-time faculty members, including 1 faculty member from Orillia when possible,  elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee.

Senate Undergraduate Studies Committee

1 Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

Full-time faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee.

STUDENT NOMINATIONS - UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE

The Lakehead University Student Union is welcoming nominations from students at the Orillia and Thunder Bay campuses.  The deadline to submit a nomination is April 26, 2017 by 12pm.

 Student Governance Interest to Serve Form

Opportunities

Meeting Frequency/Terms

Eligibility Criteria/Remaining Vacancies

Judicial Panel

Meeting frequency varies depending on the number of appeals submitted.

One year terms commencing September 28, 2017.

Six full-time students (not being officers, nor Judicial Officers, of LUSU and not being full-time employees of the Student Union) and shall be in third year or later of University studies.

Senate Academic Appeals Committee

Meeting frequency varies depending on the number of academic appeals submitted.

One year terms commencing July 1, 2017.

Five full-time students (not being officers or full-time employees of LUSU).  Students should be from different disciplines or different professional programs and must have an academic standing of B (70 to 79 percent) or better.

Senate Academic Committee

Meet approximately once per month.  Meetings are two hours in length.

One year terms commencing July 1, 2017.

One graduate student.

Senate Research Committee

Meet approximately ten times per year.  Meetings are typically two hours long.

One year term commencing July 1, 2017.

One graduate student enrolled in thesis programs.

Senate Teaching & Learning Committee

Meet monthly.  Meetings are normally 1.5 hours in length. This is a newly constituted Committee effective July 1, 2017 so the meeting frequency may change.

One year terms commencing July 1, 2017.

Two undergraduate students and one graduate student.

Senate Undergraduate Studies Committee

Meeting frequency varies according to the number of calendar change requests referred.  When volumes are high there may be 25 meetings per year, ranging from 1.5 to 2 hours in length.

One year terms commencing July 1, 2017.

Two student members.

Senate Academic Quality Assurance Sub-Committee

Meet monthly.  From March – early May meetings occur every two weeks.

One year term commencing July 1, 2017.

One undergraduate student and one graduate student.

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