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Governance Review Process

Several task forces have been commissioned to address concerns related to the governance process at Western. Information about them can be located by clicking on the links below: 

Board Governance Review Task Force

Report of the Board Governance Review Task Force - November 19, 2015

Board Task Force on Governance Review Background Information

Additional Task Forces

Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Renewal     

URB Task Force Steering Committee - Support for SSAH Research at Western

Goudge Review on President's Compensation

Western's Board of Governors commissioned an independent review of Western’s presidential compensation by a respected and well-known former member of the judiciary, Stephen Goudge.

Stephen Goudge’s report was released on September 28 and can be accessed here.
Western’s Board of Governors’ statement in response to Stephen Goudge’s report can be accessed here.

The terms of reference for the review can be accessed here.

A full bio for Justice Stephen Goudge can be accessed here.

Teaching Award Nominations due January 15, 2016

Up to six awards may be made annually in the following three categories: The Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Angela Armitt Award for Excellence in Teaching by Part-Time Faculty and The Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching.  Starting in 2016, one additional award may be given in the Western Award for Innovations in Technology-Enhanced Teaching category.   

For more information visit the Teaching Awards webpage here.

Call for applications and nominations for membership on Senate Committees

Applications and nominations are accepted on a continuing basis for Senate committee membership.  Click here to obtain more information.

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