Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee

Standing - (Reporting to the Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships Awards and Bursaries)

Last updated December 12, 2017
Members Conditions Term Expiry Date Name
Dean of Graduate Studies (or designate) Chair. Ex-officio     Jeff Derksen
Chair, SPCSAB Ex-officio      
Assistant to Dean of Graduate Studies Secretary, Ex-officio (non-voting)     Deena Coburn
Registrar and Exec. Director Student Enrolment (or designate) Ex-officio (non-voting)     Rummana Khan Hemani
Faculty Member As on the SPCSAB 2 years May 31, 2019 Stephen Spector
Convocation Senator Elected by Senate 3 years May 31, 2020 Amanda Zanette
Faculty Member (Applied Sciences) Elected by and from respective Faculties 2 years May 31, 2018 Kay Wiese
Faculty Member (Arts and Social Sciences) 2 years May 31, 2018  
Faculty Member (Business Admin) 2 years May 31, 2018 Carolyn Egri
Faculty Member (Communication, Art & Technology) 2 years May 31, 2018  
Faculty Member (Education) 2 years May 31, 2018 Allan MacKinnon
Faculty Member (Environment) 2 years May 31, 2019 Paul Kingsbury
Faculty Member (Health Sciences) 2 years May 31, 2018 Meghan Winters
Faculty Member (Science) 2 years May 31, 2018 Corina Andreoiu
Graduate Student As on the SPCSAB 1 year May 31, 2018 Jayme Lewthwaite
Graduate Student (Alternate) As on the SPCSAB 1 year May 31, 2018 Jeff Yap
Graduate Student Elected by Senate 1 year May 31, 2018 Sarah Lord Ferguson
Graduate Student (Alternate) Elected by Senate 1 year May 31, 2018 Jeff Yap

NOTE: In general an "alternate" member is invited to attend meetings when a regular member is not available. Please confirm the role of the alternate member on this committee with the committee secretary.

Responsibilities:

  1. To adjudicate all Graduate private and University awards.
  2. To recommend to the Policy Committee changes or additions to the Award programs.
  3. To interview students in order to prepare recommendations where required for external agencies.
  4. To confer with scholarship students.
  5. To present scholarships at Secondary School convocations, where appropriate.

Note: In the event no lay member of Senate is available to serve, Senate may elect a general member of the community to serve in that position.

Meetings:

SGAAC meets on demand, ususally 2-3 times per year - in the spring (usually April) and in the summer (July or August) 

Quorum - 6 members