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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

Senate Meeting Synopsis for February 10, 2020

The third Senate meeting of the 2019-20 session was held on February 10, 2020 and was chaired by President Franco Vaccarino.

Catherine Carstairs, Professor and COU Academic Colleague, commenced the meeting with a land acknowledgment.

Board Meeting Synopsis for January 22, 2020

The second regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the 2019-20 year was held January 22, 2020, at the University of Guelph - University Centre and was chaired by Board Chair Shauneen Bruder.

The meeting began with a moment of silence to honour the victims of the Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 crash in Iran, followed by a territorial acknowledgement offered by the Board Chair.

The President offered oral remarks in addition to the President’s Kudos Report.

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.

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