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Committee for Recommending a President

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Consultations

We want to hear from you

McMaster students, faculty members, staff, alumni and community members are invited to share their thoughts to inform the search process and establish the ideal profile for the university’s next president. Community consultation will run from February 26 to March 18, inviting feedback from all members of the McMaster community.

Participants can provide their input through a brief anonymous survey or by emailing pres.selection@mcmaster.ca.

Members

Jane Allen (Chair) Read Bio

Appointed by the Board of Governors

Ahmed Abdalla Read Bio

Undergraduate Student Representative; Elected by the Senate

Juliet Daniel Read Bio

Teaching Staff Representative; Elected by the Senate

Sue Galloway Read Bio

Appointed by the Board of Governors

James LeMoine Read Bio

Graduate Student Representative, Elected by the Senate

Jennifer Rowe Read Bio

Appointed by the Board of Governors

Heather Sheardown Read Bio

Teaching Staff Representative; Elected by the Senate

Mamdouh Shoukri Read Bio

Appointed by the Board of Governors

Brenda Vrkljan Read Bio

Appointed by the Board of Governors

Eugenia Zuroski Read Bio

Teaching Staff Representative; Elected by the Senate

Barrington Walker (Equity Advisor) Read Bio

Equity Advisor to the Committee (non-voting)

Statutory References

McMaster University Act Review the Act

Article 16.3 of the McMaster University Act governs the appointment process of the University’s President.

Board of Governors By-Laws Review the By-Laws

By-Law 1.17 states:

From time to time, as required, the Board shall appoint five of its members to a Board-Senate Committee to Recommend a President, one of whom shall be from those appointed under Section 8 (1) (d) of the 1976 Act, one member from those elected under Section 8 (1) (i), one member from those elected under Section 8 (1) (f), and two members shall be from among the persons elected or appointed under Sections 8 (1) (b), 8 (1) (c) or 8 (1) (j) of the 1976 Act.

Senate By-Laws Review the By-Laws

Articles II.9 (b), 10, and IX.117 of the Senate By-Laws govern the selection and approval of Senate-appointed members of the Board-Senate Committee for Recommending a President.