Senate Committee on University Honours

Last updated November 19, 2017

Standing committee (Reporting Category "B")

Members Conditions Term Expiry Date Name
Chancellor Chair - Ex-officio     Anne Giardini
President and Vice-Chancellor Ex-officio     Andrew Petter
Vice-President, Advancement and Alumni Engagement
Ex-officio     Mike den Haan
Registrar and Executive Director, Student Enrolment Secretary -- Ex-officio     Rummana Khan Hemani
Chair, Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Ex-officio      
Faculty Senator (Applied Sciences) Elected by Senate 3 years May 31, 2018  
Faculty Senator (Arts and Social Sciences) 3 years May 31, 2019 Steeve Mongrain
Faculty Senator (Business Admin.) 3 years May 31, 2019 Peter Tingling
Faculty Senator (Communication, Art & Technology) 3 years May 31, 2020 Lyn Bartram
Faculty Senator (Education) 3 years May 31, 2018  
Faculty Senator (Environment) 3 years May 31, 2020  
Faculty Senator (Health Sciences) 3 years May 31, 2020  
Faculty Senator (Science) 3 years May 31, 2020 Daniel Leznoff
Convocation Senator 3 years May 31, 2020 Colin Percival
Convocation Senator 3 years May 31, 2020 Sylvia Gajdics
Student Senator 3 years May 31, 2019 Iman Baharmand
Senator (at-large) 3 years May 31, 2019 Tracey Leacock
Student (at-large) 3 years May 31, 2018 Rachel MacPhail
Director of Ceremonies Ex-officio (non-voting)     Gloria Chu

Vice-Chair

The President and Vice-Chancellor is designated as the Vice-Chair.

Terms of Reference

  1. To recommend to Senate candidates for Honorary Degrees. Note: Motion approved by Senate at meeting of December 6, 1982: "That Senate direct the Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees and the Senate Committee on Agenda and Rules to provide the information package to individual Senators concerning the Honorary Degree candidates no later than 96 hours before the scheduled meeting of Senate."
  2. To make decisions on awards and distinctions specified in Appendix A.
  3. From time to time, to review the awards and make recommendations for changes.
  4. On request, to advise on University nominations for external awards.

Quorum

A quorum is seven voting members.

Meetings

Committee meetings will be held twice per year.

Appendix A

The following awards shall be determined by the Senate Committee on University Honours:

  • B.C. Sugar Achievement Award
  • Terry Fox Gold Medal
  • C.D. Nelson Memorial Prize