Library

Membership (NB: The Seante will meet in September 2017 to appoint a new committee; until that time, those previously appointed serve until replaced).

Dr. Lawrence Burr (Chair)
Dr. Stavros Avramidis
Dean Michael Coughtrie
Dr. John Gilbert
Dr. David Gillen
Acting Dean Kathryn Harrison
Prof. Corey Nislow
Dean Simon Peacock
Prof. Thomas Schneider
Dean Charles Shuler

Ms. Simran Brar (student)
Ms. Marium Hamid (student)
Mr. Daniel Lam (student)
Mr. Jeff Solis (student)

Chancellor (ex-officio) (voting)
President (ex-officio) (voting)
Registrar (ex-officio) (non-voting)
Librarian (ex-officio) (voting)
An associate vice-president academic, as designated by the Academic Vice-President (ex-officio) (voting)
Director, School of Library, Archival & Information Studies (ex-officio) (voting)

Terms of reference 
  1. To advise and assist the Librarian in developing a general program of library services for all the interests of the University; and, more specifically, in:
    1. keeping informed about the library needs of students, instructional and research staffs, and the public, and in keeping the academic and wider community informed about the Library;
    2. responding to the opportunities and challenges presented to the Library by changes in its institutional, technological, and commercial environments;
    3. defining the functions of the Library and of library services within the University and wider community, and promoting a clear vision of the Library's role;
    4. ensuring that the Library maintains its capacity to preserve, manage, and develop its collections;
    5. securing budgets in support of those goals; and
    6. determining the optimal use of Library space and facilities.
  2. To report to Senate on matters of policy and practice under discussion by the Committee.
  3. To make recommendations to the Senate with respect to rules for the management and conduct of the Library (in accordance with the terms of the University Act).

Quorum: 5 voting members (Senate minutes January 21, 2004)
Composition: 14 Senators (including 4 student members and 2 convocation members)

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