Nominations open for student positions on the Board of Governors & Senate

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 4:00am

Nominations are now being accepted for several student positions on the OCAD University Board of Governors and the Senate.

Be a part of the two governing bodies that oversee how your OCAD University is operated. Like two chambers of a heart, the Board of Governors and Senate, have their own beats to pump the lifeblood into your University. Join in this integral leading function of your University!

Eligible candidates may submit nomination for these positions until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

Student positions available are:

Board of Governors

  • Two (2) Undergraduate Student positions, each for a two-year term.

Senate

  • One (1) Graduate Student Senator position for a one-year term.
  • Three (3) Undergraduate Student Senator positions, one from each Faculty, each for a one-year term.

For more information on the roles, responsibilities and nomination and election processes, please click on the appropriate link below:

Board of Governors Election Information and Nomination Forms

Senate Election Information and Nomination Forms

Students are invited to attend an Information Session with FREE PIZZA on Monday, September 12, 2016 in Room 1115 (11th Floor Boardroom), 230 Richmond Street West from 12:00 noon-2:00pm. (Drop in anytime during these two hours)

Elections will take place electronically from September 21 to 26, 2016.

Still have questions?

  • Questions about the Board of Governors elections should be directed to Valerie De Souza, Manager, University Governance at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2853.
  • Questions about the Senate elections should be directed to Natalie Nanton, Coordinator, Academic Governance and Quality Assurance at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2856.

 

OCAD U/U of T team at Level Up 2019
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Together, by Jihee Min, a participatory mural installation created for CreativeTO
OCAD University’s alumna Jihee Min is the selected artist mentee for a Public Art Mentorship launched by The Sustainable Thinking and Expression on Public Space (STEPS) Initiative, a charitable organization that works with large scale public artworks, along with Brad Golden + Co.  There were more than 125 applicants from across the country.
Amanda Arlotta - chosen
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OCAD University has developed a number of initiatives to support the programming of Toronto’s first international Biennial of Art. The 72-day, free art exhibition will take place every two years.Launching September 21, 2019, the inaugural exhibition, curated by Candice Hopkins and Tairone Bastien, will present local, national, and international contemporary art in a city-wide experience. 
President Diamond and President Murphy with students
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by Jody Hewgill
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Auctioneer Stephen Ranger, photo by Martin Iskander
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Sesesiw (Yellow Legs) poster
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 4:00am

Nominations are now being accepted for several student positions on the OCAD University Board of Governors and the Senate.

Be a part of the two governing bodies that oversee how your OCAD University is operated. Like two chambers of a heart, the Board of Governors and Senate, have their own beats to pump the lifeblood into your University. Join in this integral leading function of your University!

Eligible candidates may submit nomination for these positions until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

Student positions available are:

Board of Governors

  • Two (2) Undergraduate Student positions, each for a two-year term.

Senate

  • One (1) Graduate Student Senator position for a one-year term.
  • Three (3) Undergraduate Student Senator positions, one from each Faculty, each for a one-year term.

For more information on the roles, responsibilities and nomination and election processes, please click on the appropriate link below:

Board of Governors Election Information and Nomination Forms

Senate Election Information and Nomination Forms

Students are invited to attend an Information Session with FREE PIZZA on Monday, September 12, 2016 in Room 1115 (11th Floor Boardroom), 230 Richmond Street West from 12:00 noon-2:00pm. (Drop in anytime during these two hours)

Elections will take place electronically from September 21 to 26, 2016.

Still have questions?

  • Questions about the Board of Governors elections should be directed to Valerie De Souza, Manager, University Governance at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2853.
  • Questions about the Senate elections should be directed to Natalie Nanton, Coordinator, Academic Governance and Quality Assurance at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2856.