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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.

Board Meeting Synopsis for April 21, 2021

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

The meeting began with a welcome to Governors, followed by a territorial acknowledgment offered by the Board Chair. It was noted that the open session meeting of the Board of Governors was accessible to the public via livestream by contacting the University Secretariat.

Senate Meeting Synopsis for April 5, 2021

The fifth Senate meeting of the 2020-21 session was held on April 5, 2021 and was chaired by President Charlotte Yates.  University Secretary Gen Gauthier-Chalifour commenced the meeting with a territorial land acknowledgment.

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.

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