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Board of Trustees

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The Board of Trustees is one of three governing bodies of the university, along with the Senate and the University Council, all of which are administered by the University Secretariat.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall operations of the University, including:

  • overseeing financial matters
  • property
  • the appointment of Vice-Principals
  • and, in conjunction with the Senate, the appointment of the Principal

The Board of Trustees has 25 members: 3 ex-officio and 22 elected.

The Board of Trustees functions through a standing committee structure.