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Faculty of Humanities Elections

The election of faculty members to the Senate is conducted from January to April of each year and by by-election as necessary. Information will be posted during the election periods. Please check the website for updates.

Please contact the University Secretariat if you have any questions.

Call for Additional Nominations

The Nominating Committee of the Faculty of Humanities has prepared the following slate of nominations. The nominees listed have all indicated their willingness to serve, should they be elected. Members of the Faculty of Humanities now have the opportunity to nominate additional candidates. Nominations must have the consent of the nominee and be supported by five eligible voters. All terms are effective July 1 in the year of election unless otherwise indicated.

Nomination forms must be received by the University Secretariat by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Nomination Form (for all other seats)

Tenure and Promotion Committee

TWOVACANCIES (one for a 1-year term and one for a 2-year term)
Dr. Michael Gauvreau Professor History  
Dr. Faiza Jirji Associate Professor Communication Studies & Multimedia  
Dr. William Renwick Professor School of the Arts  
Dr. Sarah Brophy Professor English & Cultural Studies 2018
Dr. Wilfred Waluchow Professor Philosophy 2018
Dr. Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins Associate Professor Ennglish & Cultural Studies 2019
Dr. Elisabeth Gedge Associate Professor Philosophy 2020

Note: Faculty By-law II B. (viii) requires that of the six members at least three shall be Professors and at least two shall be Associate Professors, with no more than two of the elected members from the same Department. The continuing members do not satisfy this requirement; therefore at least one of the vacancies must be filled by a faculty member holding the rank of Professor. Members from the Departments of English and Cultural Studies and Philosophy are not eligible to stand as candidates in this by-election. All full-time tenured faculty members are eligible to be nominated. The electorate shall consist of all full-time members of the Faculty of Humanities.


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