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Application period for Senate committees open

The University Secretariat is inviting all faculty, staff, and students to put their names forward for membership on a number of Senate committees. 

Details about all existing vacancies can be found on the vacancies page of the University Secretariat and Legal Counsel website. The application deadline is Feb. 24, 2023.

Committee terms are usually for two years, with the number of meetings per year depending on the particular committee’s area of responsibility.

Most terms will start Sept. 1, 2023, but any exceptions are listed next to the committee name on the vacancies page.

An informational panel hosted by the Senate Governance and Nominating Committee will be held on Feb. 8 at 1:30 p.m. and all applicants are invited to attend.

Senate committees discuss issues of broad interest to the academic community and make recommendations on policy and practice that are essential to the university's operations and evolution.

Queen's Senate is committed to the university's equity goals as reflected in the Senate Educational Equity Policy and in recognition of the value that diversity brings to governing bodies and in order to help us achieve the goal of reflecting the diversity of Canadian society, individuals from equity deserving groups such as women, Black, racialized persons and Indigenous Peoples, persons with a disability, and persons who identify in the 2SLGBTQI+ community are encouraged to apply. Information on the current composition of Senate can be found on our website.

Contact senate@queensu.ca for any questions.