Tributes

Composition

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 make recommendations to Senate with respect to emeritus status. (Senate Minutes July 22, 2020, pg. 51)
  • To prepare a statement regarding deceased members of Senate to be recorded in the minutes.
  • To consider matters related to regalia and academic dress, and to make recommendations thereon to Senate. (Senate Minutes July 22, 2020, pg. 51)
  • To consider rules governing procedure for the transaction of business by the convocation and congregation ceremonies, and to make recommendations thereon to Senate. (Senate Minutes July 22, 2020, pg. 51)
Membership

Senator
Dr. Janette Bulkan
Dr. Lawrence Burr (Vice-Chair)
Dr. Abby Collier
Dr. John Gilbert (Chair)
Dr. Dermot Kelleher
Kanika Khosla (Student)
Dr. Robert Kozak
Dr. Merje Kuus
Laia Shpeller (Student)
Dr. Sally Thorne
VACANCY (3)

Ex Officio
Chancellor
President
Registrar
Director of Ceremonies