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Nominations and elections

Call for Expressions of Interest

Associate Vice-President, Academic

More information can be found here.

Call for Nominations

Undergradute Student to Senate

Nominations are requested for the following seat on Senate:

At-large Representative 

One undergraduate student of the University to be elected by/from the members of the full-time undergraduate students of the University, term 1 May 2019 - 30 April 2021.

Nomination information can be found here.

Faculty Representatives to Senate

Nominations are requested for the following seats on Senate:

Faculty Representatives - Nomination form (pdf)

  • One faculty member to be elected by/from the members of the faculty of each Faculty of the University, terms 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2022

Faculty-at-Large Representatives - Nomination form (pdf)

  • Eight faculty members to be elected by/from the members of faculty of the University, terms 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2022.

Faculty senators whose terms expire as of 30 April 2019: 

Craig Janes (public health and health systems), James Skidmore (germanic & slavic studies), Paul Fieguth* (systems design engineering), Simon Courtenay* (environment, resources & sustainability), Mark Giesbrecht* (computer science), David Edwards (pharmacy), Carmen Bruni* (computer science), Marios Ioannidis (chemical engineering), Spiro Karigiannis* (pure mathematics), Mungo Marsden* (biology), Daniel O'Connor (sociology & legal studies), Neil Randall* (english language & literature), Ross Willard* (pure mathematics), Dan Wolczuk* (mathematics)

*Eligible for re-election. 

A former senator becomes eligible for re-election following the expiration of one year following the completion of two consecutive terms on Senate.

Graduate Students to Senate

Nominations are requested for the following seats on Senate:

Graduate Student Representatives - Nomination form (pdf)

  • Two graduate students of the University to be elected by/from the full- and part-time graduate students of the University, terms 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2021.

Graduate students whose terms expire as of 30 April 2019: Tia Driver* (sustainability management), Julia Goyal* (public health & health systems)

*Eligible for re-election

Completed Nomination Forms

Completed nomination forms (at least five nominators are required in each case) should be submitted to Erin Gillespie in the Secretariat, Needles Hall, Room 3060, no later than 3:00 p.m. on Monday 25 February 2019. Elections will follow if necessary.  Please send a brief candidate statement (100 words maximum) to appear with the ballot to Erin Gillespie

If required, elections will be held beginning Monday 8 March 2019, and close 14 March 2019.

General information on Senate can be found in the UW Act and Senate Bylaw 1. Elections information can be found in Senate Bylaw 3.

Any questions regarding the Senate or the nomination/election process can be directed to Erin Gillespie, 519-888-4567, ext. 32225.