Opportunities - Senate

FACULTY NOMINATIONS - SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE VACANCIES

NOMINATION PERIOD: Nominations are now open. The deadline to submit a nomination is February 25, 2022 by 4 PM EST.

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

 CLICK HERE FOR THE FACULTY SENATE STANDING COMMITTEES NOMINATION FORM

COMMITTEE NAME (Link to Terms of Reference)TERM (S)ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Senate Academic Appeals Committee3 Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

1 Vacancy - Term commencing January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee (SNC). The SNC should not nominate more than one faculty member from any Department or School.
Senate Academic Committee4 Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

Full-time faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee.
Senate Budget Committee3 Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024Full-time faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee.
Senate Honorary Degrees Committee3 Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

1 Vacancy - Term commencing January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Full-time faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee.
Joint Senate Committee for NOSMNo vacancies Faculty member recommended to Senate through the Senate Nominations Committee
Senate Nominations Committee4 Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024Full-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 Organization Committee1 Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025Full-time faculty members who are or have been Senators, elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee. 
Senate Research Committee2 NSERC Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

2 SSHRC Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025
Full-time faculty members, whom are CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC eligible researchers.
Senate Teaching and Learning Committee1 Faculty of Engineering Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

1 Faculty of Law Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

1 Faculty of Health & Behavioural Science Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

1 Faculty of Business Administration Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

1 Faculty of Education Vacancy - Term commencing January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2023
One full-time faculty member from each faculty (except NOSM).
Senate Undergraduate Scholarships and Bursaries Committee4 Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025Full-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 Committee2 Vacancies - Terms commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

1 Vacancy - Term commencing July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022
Full-time faculty members elected by Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominations Committee.

STUDENT NOMINATIONS - UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE

Student Nominations are currently closed. The Lakehead University Student Union will be welcoming nominations from students at the Orillia and Thunder Bay campuses later this term.

 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.

Up to 3 year terms commencing in the fall of 2021.

Seven 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. must have an academic standing of B (70 to 79 percent) or better.

Senate

Eight meetings per year.

One and two year terms commencing in the fall of 2021.

Four students and the LUSU Vice President, Advocacy or one additional student.

Senate Academic Appeals Committee

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

One year terms commencing in the fall of 2021.

Seven 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 and two year terms commencing in the fall of 2021.

One undergraduate student.

Senate Organization Committee

Meet seven to ten times per year. Meeting are typically one and a half hours long.

Up to a two year term commencing in the fall of 2021.

One student.

Senate Research Committee

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

One and two year terms commencing in the fall of 2021.

No vacancies.

Senate Teaching & Learning Committee

Meet monthly.  Meetings are normally 1.5 hours in length.

One and two year terms commencing in the fall of 2021.

Two undergraduate students.

Joint Senate Committee for Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Meet monthly. Meetings are normally 1 to 1.5 hours in length.

One and two year terms commencing in the fall of 2021.

One student recommended by LUSU.

Senate Undergraduate Studies Committee

Meet monthly and sometimes weekly. Meetings are normally 1 to 1.5 hours in length.

One and two year terms commencing in the fall of 2021.

Two student vacancies.

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