Terms of Reference
The Senate members of the Executive Committee shall be nominated by the Nominations Committee and elected annually by Senate.
The Committee shall be composed of:
(i) The Chancellor;
(ii) The President or a designate;
(ii) Two ex officio members of Senate;
(iv) Three appointed members of Senate;
(v) Three elected members of Senate;
(vi) One student member selected annually by the student members of Senate; and
(vii) The Secretary (non-voting member).
The term of a Senate member on the Committee is one year, renewable annually for up to two additional years, for a maximum of three years. The Chancellor and President are members for the duration of their terms.
The Chancellor shall serve as Chair and the President shall serve as Vice-Chair.
(d) Duties and Powers
(i) To determine the agenda for all meetings of Senate.
(ii) To appoint task forces or special committees composed of members of Senate with power to investigate and report on matters of interest and concern to Senate.
(iii) To consider all major reports being submitted to Senate.
(iv) To consider and report on policy matters relating to the Senate.
(v) To perform other duties as the Senate may from time to time direct.
(vi) To recommend to Senate individuals for membership on the various Boards of Examiners for Professional Examinations; and to recommend to Senate on matters of policy with respect to Boards of Examiners, and on the establishment of new Boards of Examiners, when necessary.
(vii) To act on behalf of Senate in special circumstances to provide approval of honorary degrees.
(viii) To consult, through the Chancellor and the President with the Chair of the Board of Governors to ascertain the qualifications and qualities most needed by the Board when a vacancy arises, and to consider the name and backgrounds of potential candidates and present nominations to the Nominations Committee.