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Senate Meeting Synopsis for November 25, 2019

The second Senate meeting of the 2019-20 session was held on November 25, 2019 and was chaired by President Franco Vaccarino.

David Said, President & CEO of the Graduate Student Association, commenced the meeting with a land acknowledgment. 

Board Meeting Synopsis for October 23, 2019

The first regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2019-20 year was held October 23, 2019, at the University of Guelph Arboretum and was chaired by Board Chair Shauneen Bruder. This marks the first regular Board of Governors meeting for Shauneen Bruder as Chair, Shauneen Bruder began her term as Chair of the Board of Governors on July 1, 2019.

Senate Meeting Synopsis for October 7, 2019

The first Senate meeting of the 2019-20 session was held on October 7, 2019 and was chaired by President Franco Vaccarino.

University Secretary Gen Gauthier-Chalifour commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment and provided a brief orientation for new and returning Senators.

Reminder: Call for Nominations - Honorary Degrees 2020

The Senate Honours and Awards Committee invites nominations for honorary degrees, to be awarded at Convocation ceremonies in 2020. 

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 21, 2019

The fourth and final regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2018-19 year was held June 21, 2019, at the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics and was chaired by Board Chair Kevin Golding. This marks the final regular Board of Governors meeting chaired by Kevin Golding who completes his term as Board Chair on June 30, 2019. Shauneen Bruder became Chair of the Board of Governors on July 1, 2019.

The meeting began with a territorial acknowledgement offered by the Board Chair and a welcome to Board members.

Reminder: Call for Nominations - Honorary Degrees 2020

The Senate Honours and Awards Committee invites nominations for honorary degrees, to be awarded at Convocation ceremonies in 2020. 

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”. 

Senate Meeting Synopsis for June 3, 2019

University of Guelph Senate – Meeting Synopsis

June 3, 2019


The fifth Senate meeting of the 2018-19 session was held on June 3, 2019 and was chaired by President Franco Vaccarino. 

Jonathan Newman, Dean of the College of Biological Science and COU Academic Colleague, commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment. 

Call for Nominations - Honorary Degrees 2020

The Senate Honours and Awards Committee invites nominations for honorary degrees, to be awarded at Convocation ceremonies in 2020.

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”.

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