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Nipissing University Board of Governors

Colleges and Universities
PO Box 5002 100 College Drive
North Bay ONT
(705) 474-3461 ext. 4521
(705) 495-1772
Nipissing University Act, 1992

The university and its board promote the pursuit of learning through scholarship, teaching and research in an atmosphere of free enquiry and expression. The university's special mission is to be a teaching-oriented institution that offers programs in education and in liberal arts and science and programs that specifically address the needs of northern Ontario.


The board is composed of twenty-six members. The chancellor, the president and the mayor of North Bay are ex officio members. The mayor of the City of North Bay may designate a member of the city council to sit in his or her place. Six members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and two members are elected by the senate of the university from among its faculty members. Two members are elected by and from the faculty. Two members are elected by and from among the students. Two members are elected by and from among the full-time non-teaching employees of the University and one member who is neither faculty, administrative staff nor a student is appointed by the alumni association. One member is appointed by and from among the Aboriginal Council on Education, established by the University and seven members representative of the community-at-large are appointed by the board. Members appointed to be representative of the community-at-large may not be a student, faculty member or an officer of the University or any federated or affiliated college, or a member of the faculty, staff, student body, governing body or senate of any other institution of higher learning.


Members serve for a term of three years and, except for the positions of chancellor, president and the mayor of North Bay, may not serve for more than six consecutive years. Members are again eligible for appointment one year after the expiry date of the sixth consecutive year. When a member is unable to serve, a new member is appointed to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term. The unexpired term is not included in the calculation of six consecutive years. The board elects a chair and a vice-chair annually from among the appointees of the Lieutenant Governor in Council and the board.

The board meets approximately ten times a year.

Appointees do not receive remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) PATRICIA CARR
18-Jun-2020 - 17-Jun-2023
north bay
2. Member (Part-Time) JUDITH KOZIOL
13-Aug-2020 - 12-Aug-2023
north bay
3. Member (Part-Time) JOE SINICROPE
17-Feb-2022 - 16-Feb-2025
north bay
4. Member (Part-Time) KATHY WILCOX
28-Feb-2022 - 27-Feb-2025
north bay
5. Member (Part-Time) STACIE FIDDLER
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2025
north bay
6. Member (Part-Time)
7. Member (Part-Time)