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UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO GOVERNING COUNCIL

Ministry
TRAINING, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
URL
www.governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/site3.aspx
Address
27 King's College Circle
Toronto
M5S1A1
Phone
(416) 978-2011
Fax
(416) 978-6089
Background
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ACT, 1971, C. 56, S. 2 (Unconsolidated)
Function

The government, management and control of the university and University College and their property, revenues, business and affairs are vested in the council.
 

Membership

The chancellor and the president are ex officio members. Two members are appointed by the president from among the officers of the university, its federated universities and the federated and affiliated colleges. Sixteen members who are neither students, administrative nor teaching staff are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Twelve members are elected by and from the teaching staff. In addition, eight members are chosen, as follows: four elected by and from among the full-time undergraduate students, two elected by and from among the graduate students and two elected by and from among the part-time undergraduates. Another two members are elected by and from among the administrative staff, and finally, eight members who are neither students, administrative nor teaching staff are elected by and from among the alumni. The council elects a chair and a vice-chair annually from among the appointees of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
 

Term

Members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council serve a three year term. They are eligible for reappointment, but may not serve continuously for more than nine years. However, a member is again eligible for appointment one year after the expiry date of the ninth consecutive year. A member of the council holds office until a successor is appointed. When a member is unable to serve, a new member is appointed to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Meetings
Members are expected to attend the regular meetings held on the third Thursday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and serve on at least one standing committee that would meet once a month for about three hours. If a member serves on the executive committee, another half-day a month is required.
Remuneration

Appointees do not receive remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. MEMBER (PART-TIME) SHIRLEY HOY
03-Dec-2014 - 02-Dec-2017
TORONTO
2. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ZABEEN HIRJI
22-Mar-2015 - 21-Mar-2018
TORONTO
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) PREET BANERJEE
08-Sep-2015 - 07-Sep-2018
TORONTO
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME) BRIAN D. LAWSON
01-Jul-2016 - 30-Jun-2019
TORONTO
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME) CATHERINE BRAGG
01-Jul-2016 - 30-Jun-2019
TORONTO
6. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ROBERT MARK KREMBIL
01-Jul-2016 - 30-Jun-2019
SCHOMBERG
7. MEMBER (PART-TIME) HOWARD SHEARER
09-Feb-2017 - 08-Feb-2020
MISSISSAUGA
8. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JOHN PAUL MORGAN
26-Feb-2017 - 25-Feb-2020
TORONTO
9. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JANET ECKER
19-Mar-2017 - 18-Mar-2020
AJAX
10. MEMBER (PART-TIME) MARK HENRY ROWSWELL
30-Apr-2017 - 29-Apr-2020
STOUFFVILLE
11. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JANE PEPINO
17-Sep-2017 - 16-Sep-2020
TORONTO
12. MEMBER (PART-TIME) CLAIRE KENNEDY
18-Jul-2018 - 17-Jul-2021
TORONTO
13. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JOANNE MCNAMARA
28-Feb-2019 - 27-Feb-2022
TORONTO
14. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ANNA KENNEDY
21-Mar-2019 - 20-Mar-2022
TORONTO
15. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
16. MEMBER (PART-TIME)