News & Announcements


The By-Election results for the undergraduate student vacancy (term ending June 30, 2020) are now posted here.  For any questions, please contact Lee Ann McKivor, Associate University Secretary, at


The Senate Honourary Degrees Committee will meet in November 2019 to select candidates for honourary degrees to be awarded at Western's convocation ceremonies scheduled in Spring 2020. To ensure that consideration is given to as many worthy candidates as possible, the Committee invites the submission of nominations from any member of the university community.  The Principles and Criteria for Selection of Honourary Degree Recipients may be found here. Nomination forms may be downloaded here and submitted electronically to Kathleen Kwan at prior to Wednesday, October 30th, 2019, for consideration by the Honourary Degrees Committee. 

Posting of Senate Committee Agendas

Agendas for upcoming Senate Committee meetings are available on the public OWL site named 'Senate Committee Agendas' ( Contact Kathleen Kwan, University Secretary at with any questions.

Call for applications and nominations for membership on Senate Committees

Applications and nominations are accepted on a continuing basis for Senate committee membership.