13 Senators (including 2 student members and 2 convocation members)
(Membership increased from 8 to 13, Senate minutes, March 18, 1987, p. 8960)

Quorum: 8 voting members (reduced from 12, Senate minutes, October 15, 2003, p. 03/04-12)

Terms of reference
  • To consider persons who are suggested to the Committee or whom it considers to be suitable recipients for honorary degrees, and to make recommendations to Senate.
  • To recommend to Senate emeritus status in appropriate cases.
  • To prepare a statement regarding deceased members of Senate to be recorded in the minutes.
  • To consider regalia colours for new degree programs, and to make recommendations to Senate.
  • To consider rules governing procedure for the transaction of business by the convocation, and the make recommendations to Senate.

Dr. Sally Thorne (Chair)
Dean Gage Averill
Dean Michael Coughtrie
Prof. John Gilbert
Dean John Innes
Dean Dermot Kelleher
Dr. Paul Keown
Prof. Anna Kindler
Prof. Anne Murphy
Dr. Richard Tees
Rev. Dr. Richard Topping

Mr. Nick Pang (student)
Mr. Christian Surniawan (student)

Ex Officio

Director of Ceremonies

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