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Board Meeting Synopsis for June 22, 2022

The fourth and final regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2021-22 year was held June 22, 2022, in-person in the University Centre and was chaired by Board Chair Shauneen Bruder. 

The meeting began with a welcome to Governors offered by the Board Chair, a special welcome was offered to incoming Governors whose terms begin in fall 2022, attending the June meeting as guests in advance of their terms.

Senate Meeting Synopsis for November 22, 2021

The third Senate meeting of the 2021-22 session was held on November 22, 2021 and was chaired by President Charlotte Yates.

Dr. Vivian Shalla, Professor and Chair, Committee on Non-degree Studies, commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment.

Leadership Updates

The President, Dr. Charlotte Yates, offered oral remarks and began by expressing thanks to Dr. Gerarda Darlington, for her service as the Interim Dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, which concludes December 1.

Board Meeting Synopsis for October 20, 2021

The first regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2020-21 year was held October 21, 2021, via web conference and was chaired by Board Chair Shauneen Bruder.

The meeting began with a welcome to Governors offered by the Board Chair, and a welcome to guests in attendance and to those watching online.

Senate Meeting Synopsis for October 4, 2021

The most recent U of G Senate meeting was held on October 4. Below are key highlights from the meeting. A full synopsis of the meeting is available on the University Secretariat’s website.

Leadership Updates

President Charlotte Yates, Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Gwen Chapman and Vice-President (Research) Malcolm Campbell provided Senators with a number of updates, including updates on:

Reminder: Call for Nominations - Honorary Degrees 2022

The Senate Honours and Awards Committee invites nominations for honorary degrees, to be awarded at Convocation ceremonies in 2022. 

An honorary degree is the highest honour bestowed within the power of the University, and as such is a reflection of the University of Guelph’s highest aspirations, mission, and values, and in particular where those values are reflected by individuals whose extraordinary achievements work to “improve life”. 

Board Meeting Synopsis for June 23, 2021

The fourth and final regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2020-21 year was held June 23, 2021, via web conference and was chaired by Board Chair Shauneen Bruder.

Senate Meeting Synopsis for June 7, 2021

The sixth Senate meeting of the 2020-21 session was held on June 7, 2021 and was chaired by President Charlotte Yates.

President Yates commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment and reflection on the recent discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children found at the Kamloops Indian Residential School, located on Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation land and called for a re-doubling of our efforts toward reconciliation and decolonization.

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