Jurisdiction of the Board of Governors and the Senate

Governance Organization


Subject
Board of Governors
Senate
Composition s.8 The Board of Governors shall be composed of 23 members as follows:

a) 12 members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, of whom three must be students of the university;

b) Three members elected by the graduates of the university from among the graduates of the university;

c) Three members elected by the senate from among the members of the senate;

c1) three students of the university appointed by The University of Manitoba Students' Union;

d) The president

e) The chancellor.

s.25 The Senate shall be composed of:

 

a) the president;

b) the chancellor;

c) the vice-presidents of the university;

d) the dean of each faculty of the university;

e) the director or each school of the university having a school council;

f) the Director of Extension of the university or, if none, the officer exercising comparable functions;

g) the Director of Libraries of the university;

h) the dean or director of students affairs of the university or, if none, the officer exercising comparable function;

i) the head of each constituent or member college;

j) the vice-deans of the Faculty of Arts and Science;

k) two persons appointed by the board from amongst its members other than those who are otherwise members of the senate;

l) 28 persons elected by, and from amongst, the students of the university in the method determined under clause 34(1)(cc), and, in addition, the president of the University of Manitoba Students' Union;

m) two members of the board of directors of the alumni association appointed by that board;

n) the persons elected under section 27;

o) members at large appointed under subsection 27(4);

p) the head of each affiliated college;

q) the Deputy Minister of education, or his designate.


s.27(1) Each faculty council and each school council shall annually elect such number of persons to be members of senate as the senate has determined the faculty council or school council is entitled to so elect.

s.27(4) a person elected as provided in this section, who has been elected by senate to the board and whose term of office on senate expires before his term of office on the board, shall be appointed by senate to be a member-at-large of senate for the remainder of his term on the board unless he is re-elected to the senate.

Appointment/
Election of Members

s.16(1)(f) re: election of three graduates to Board.













s.26(1)(k) Shall appoint to Senate two persons from amongst its members (other than those who are otherwise members of Senate).

s.37(h) Board members who are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council or elected by UM graduates or Senate are also members of The University and Community Council.

s.34(1)(a) re: election from faculty/school council's students

 

(aa)

(bb)

(cc)

(dd)

s.34.(1)(w) Shall elect from amongst its members three persons to be members of the Board.

s.34(i) Shall appoint three members of the Senate to be members of the University and Community Council.

s.34(1)(ff) Shall appoint from amongst its members persons to be members of a joint committee of Senate and the University and Community Council.

Removal of Members s.24 The Lieutenant Governor in Council, may, for cause, remove from office any appointed member of the board and, upon the recommendation of the board, any elected member thereof.

 

s.10(1) A Board member ceases to be a member of the Board if he/she is absent for three consecutive board meetings without just cause or is incapable of acting. A declaration of existence of the vacancy is entered on the board minutes (and is conclusive proof thereof).

s.29 Any appointed or elected member of the senate may be removed from office at any time by the body that appointed or elected him.
Committees

s.16(1)(g) May appoint such committees as it may deem necessary and confer upon any of the committees power and authority to act for the board in and in relation to such matters as the Board may deem expedient.

s.34(1)(x) Shall appoint such committees as it deems necessary and confer upon any of the committees power and authority to act for the Senate in and in relation to such matters as senate deems expedient and appoint such other committees as Senate deems expedient to act in an advisory capacity.

 

s.34(1)(y) Shall elect an Executive Committee.

  ss.46-50 Committee of Election to elect chancellor composed of members of Board and Senate.

 

*The University and Community Council has not been operational in over 20 years.

Meetings s.16(1)(a) May provide for the regulation and conduct of its meetings and proceedings, and fix quorum.

s.19 Action of the Board = by resolution or by-law.

s.34(1)(a) Shall provide for the regulation and conduct of its meetings and proceedings, and fix quorum.