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 Senate-Related Committees have one feature in common: the Senate Nominations Committee is responsible for conducting elections to fill the membership. Some of them are established under their own terms of reference; others are established under the Colelctive Agreement with the Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association.

The Nancy Rowell Jackman Chair in Women's Studies (Nancy's Chair) was established at Mount Saint Vincent University in the mid-1980s. Endowed by well-known Toronto-based feminist and philanthropist Nancy Ruth, the Chair raises awareness of women's issues by bringing to campus distinguished scholars in women's studies and activists who have contributed to the advancement of women. The Nancy's Chair Committee is responsible for appointments to this chair.

Chair:
Dr. Brook Taylor

Ex-Officio Members:
Dean of Arts & Science, Dr. Brook Taylor
Vice-President Academic, Dr. Elizabeth Church
Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Kim Kienapple

Department of Women’s Studies Chairperson, Dr. Mary Delaney



 Faculty Representatives (3)                             
Term Begins     Term Ends   
 Dr. Susie Brigham (Senate-elected) 01-Jul-15 31-Dec-17
 Dr. Maya Eichler (Representative from WOMS)  01-Jul-1530-Jun-18
 Dr. KelleyAnne Malinen (Senate-elected)
01-Jan-18
30-Jun-20
 Dr. Amy Thurlow (Representative from AMI)01-Jul-16 30-Jun-19

 

Note:   Italics denote items which do not include the entire academic year.

The University Review Committee is established under the Collective Agreement with the Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association (Article 20.7). Its responsibility is to assess, in view of the recommendations of the Department Review Committee and Dean, the applications of candidates for reappointment, tenure and promotion. It is Senate-related in that the Senate Nominations Committee manages the election.

Chair:
Dr. Elizabeth Church

Ex-Officio Member:

Vice-President Academic, Dr. Elizabeth Church

 

 Faculty Representatives (3)                               Term Begins    Term Ends   
Dr. Elizabeth Bowering, Arts and Science 01-Jul-15 30-Jun-18
Vacant, Education

30-Jun-20
Dr. Áine Humble, Professional Studies 01-Jul-1730-Jun-20

 

The University Review Committee for Librarians is established under the Collective Agreement with the Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association (Article 21.7).  Its responsibility is to assess, in view of the recommendations of the Librarians' Review Committee and the University Librarian, the applications of candidates for reappointment, permanence and promotion.  It is Senate-related in that the Senate Nominations Committee manages the election.

Chair:
Dr. Elizabeth Church

Ex-Officio Member:

Vice-President Academic, Dr. Elizabeth Church

 

 Faculty Representatives      
Term Begins 
Term Ends 
Mr. Stan Orlov
01-Jul-1630-Jun-19
Dr. Jeff Young
01-Jul-1630-Jun-19

 

The University Review Committee for Lab Instructors is established under the Collective Agreement with the Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association (Article 48B.8). Its responsibility is to assess, in view of the recommendations of the Department Review Committee (LI) and Dean, the applications of candidates for reappointment, permanence and promotion. It is Senate-related in that the Senate Nominations Committee manages the election.

Chair:
Dr. Elizabeth Church

Ex-Officio Member:

Vice-President Academic, Dr. Elizabeth Church

 

 Faculty Representatives  
Term Begins    
Term Ends 
Dr. Gavin Kernaghan 01-Jul-15 30-Jun-18
Mr. Kevin Shaughnessy01-Jul-1530-Jun-18

 

The University Charter specifies that three members be selected by and from the faculty. Two of these are elected by the Faculty Complement in an election managed by the Senate Nominations Committee; the third is the President of the Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association, ex-officio.

 Faculty Representatives                                                 Term Begins     Term Ends   
Dr. Robert Berard
01-Jul-1630-Jun-18
Dr. Robert Farmer, President, MSVU Faculty Association01-Jul-16
Pro Term
Dr. Amy Thurlow
01-Jul-1630-Jun-18

 

The Joint Board/Senate Liaison Committee is a subcommittee of the Board of Governors. Its purpose is to serve as a means of communication between the Board and Senate on matters of common concern, with special reference to the task of linking academic goals and financial forecasts.

 Senate Representatives             Term Begins    Term Ends  
Dr. Jeff MacLeod01-Jul-1730-Jun-20
Dr. Rhoda Zuk
01-Jul-1730-Jun-20

 

The Chair in Learning Disabilities was created as part of the Capital Campaign of Mount Saint Vincent University through support from individual donors, professional educators, parents and learners and the Government of Nova Scotia.  The primary purpose of the Chair in Learning Disabilities, which was established with gifts from individual donors and the Government of Nova Scotia, is to conduct and communicate research into best practices to address the academic, personal and social strengths and needs of children and youth with learning disabilities. The Advisory Committee supports the work of the Chairholder.  

 Faculty Representatives                   Term Begins     Term Ends   
Dr. Fred French01-Jul-1730-Jun-20
Dr. Daniel Seguin01-Jul-1730-Jun-20