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Senate Meeting Synopsis for February 1, 2021

The fourth Senate meeting of the 2020-21 session was held on February 1, 2021 and was chaired by President Charlotte Yates. 

University Secretary Gen Gauthier-Chalifour commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment.

Leadership Updates

The President began by offering oral remarks, directing attention to the Fall 2020 Kudos Report and expressing appreciation to students, faculty and staff as we continue operating under the challenges of the stay-at-home order.   

Board Meeting Synopsis for January 20, 2021

The second regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2020-21 year was held January 20, 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 remarks celebrating accomplishments made by the University community through what has been a challenging year.

Senate Meeting Synopsis for November 30, 2020

The third Senate meeting of the 2020-21 session was held on November 30, 2020 and was chaired by President Charlotte Yates. 

University Secretary Gen Gauthier-Chalifour commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment.

Board Meeting Synopsis for October 21, 2020

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

Senate Meeting Synopsis for October 5, 2020

The second Senate meeting of the 2020-21 session was held on October 5, 2020 and was chaired by President Charlotte Yates.

University Secretary Gen Gauthier-Chalifour commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment.

Senate Meeting Synopsis for September 1, 2020

The first and a special Senate meeting of the 2020-21 Senate Session was held on September 1, 2020 and was chaired by President Charlotte Yates. 

University Secretary Gen Gauthier-Chalifour commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment, and Senate orientation. 

Board Meeting Synopsis for June 16, 2020

The fourth and final regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2019-20 year was held June 16, 2020, 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, including several future Governors who will be beginning their terms on September 1, 2020.

Senate Meeting Synopsis for June 1, 2020

The fifth regular Senate meeting of the 2019-20 session was held on June 1, 2020 and was chaired by President Franco Vaccarino.

Gen Gauthier-Chalifour, University Secretary, commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment.

Board Meeting Synopsis for April 22, 2020

The third regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2019-20 year was held April 22, 2020, via web conference and was chaired by Board Chair Shauneen Bruder. 

The meeting began with a welcome to Governors and a welcome to guests from Fossil Free Guelph, followed by a territorial acknowledgement offered by the Board Chair. It was noted that the open session meeting of the Board of Governors was accessible to the public through a dedicated teleconference line and that several guests had registered to join the meeting via this option.

U of G Names New President

The University of Guelph has named a new president. Charlotte Yates, provost and vice-president (academic), has been appointed to lead the University on an interim basis for two years beginning Aug. 2. For more information, see the news release

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