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University Of Ottawa Board Of Governors

Ministry
Colleges and Universities
URL
www.uottawa.ca
Address
550 Cumberland Street
Ottawa
K1N6N5
Phone
(613) 562-5800 ext. 1195
Background
UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA ACT, 1965, C. 137, S. 9(c) (PRIVATE ACT)
Function

The University of Ottawa is one of the oldest universities in Canada and the largest bilingual university in North America.  Pursuant to the University of Ottawa Act (1965), the University is to further bilingualism and biculturalism, and to preserve and develop French culture in Ontario.

Under the University of Ottawa Act (1965), the Board of Governors is responsible for the University's overall governance and management. The Board makes the financial decisions and implements the policies and procedures that the University needs to operate efficiently. 

Membership

The Board is composed of no more than thirty-two members as follows: the  President, eight members appointed by the Board, four members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, two members appointed by the Senate, two members appointed by the Alumni Association; eight members appointed by the Council of Administration of Saint Paul University, two elected members of the academic staff, three elected students and two elected administrative staff. The Board elects a chair and a vice-chair from among its members.

Term

Members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council serve a maximum of three years and are eligible for reappointment.

Meetings
The Board usually meets eight times a year.
Remuneration

Board members shall serve without remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) ANNA KELLER
21-Mar-2019 - 20-Mar-2022
ottawa
2. Member (Part-Time) ANDREW HOUSE
06-Jun-2019 - 05-Jun-2022
ottawa
3. Member (Part-Time) ANDREJ LITVINJENKO
20-Jun-2019 - 19-Jun-2022
ottawa
4. Member (Part-Time) PHILIP MURPHY
25-Mar-2021 - 24-Mar-2024
ottawa