Senate Elections

OCAD University Senate elections are managed centrally by the Chief Electoral Officer and are held annually in preparation for the upcoming academic year. Elected Senators include faculty, Program Chairs/Graduate Program Directors, as well as both undergraduate and graduate students.

OCAD University Senate Election Guidelines and Procedures

Senate Membership Composition 

OCAD University Senate By-Laws 

Roles and Responsibilities of Senate and Senators

WINTER 2018 BY-ELECTION

Election Results for Student Representatives on Senate

The following student has been acclaimed to the OCAD University Senate:

  • Robert Ridgway, second year Sculpture and Installation undergraduate student, Faculty of Art. This position fills a vacancy for the remainder of the winter 2018 term.
  • Akash Inbakumar, third year Material Art & Design undergraduate student, Faculty of Design. This position fills a vacancy for the remainder of the winter 2018 term.

No nominations were received for the one vacant Faculty of Liberal Arts and School of Interdisciplinary Studies student position or the one vacant Graduate student position on Senate.

Election Results for Faculty Representatives on Senate

The following faculty members have been elected to the OCAD University Senate:

  • Nick Goso, Faculty of Design, filling the one (1) vacant Faculty of Design Senator position. This position fills a vacancy for the remainder of the winter 2018 term and the 2018/19 academic year.
  • Laurelle Jno Baptiste, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies, filling the one (1) vacant Sessional Faculty Senator position.  This position fills a vacancy for the remainder of the winter 2018 term.
  • Lillian Allen, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies, filling the one (1) vacant At-Large Faculty Senator position. This position fills a vacancy for the remainder of the winter 2018 term and the 2018/19 academic year. 

For more information on the Senate Elections, please contact: Natalie Nanton, Coordinator, Academic Governance & Quality Assurance and Interim Secretary to Senate, Office of the Vice-President, Academic and Provost at nnanton@ocadu.ca