Standing committee vacancies

Extended call

An extended call is underway for faculty and student vacancies on Senate's standing committees. Positions are being filled as applications are received, on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are interested in filling a non-senator vacancy, please review the vacancies below and use the Apply button at the bottom of the page. If you know others who would make a valuable contribution to Senate's standing committees, please encourage them to apply. 

Note: If you are a senator interested in a vacancy, email your request to Senators are not required to complete a form.


Below are the eligiblity requirements for students, faculty, and staff to apply for a Senate standing committee position. Refer to the Procedures for membership on Senate Standing Committees for full details.

Students must be presently enrolled at UFV in a least one credit course or designated by resolution of the Senate as as student.

Staff must be employed on a permanent or continuing contract with UFV, not an officer of the university, nor a faculty member.

Faculty must be a permanent or continuing instructor, lecturer, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, or in an equivalent position designated by the Senate.


Below are the current non-senator positions available. Unless otherwise indicated, terms of office are two years, from August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2021.

Academic Planning and Priorities Committee

  • Monthly meetings, Wednesdays, Week 3, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Two faculty vacancies
  • One student vacancy 

Awards and Honours Committee

  • Four meetings on Wednesdays, Week 4, 2:30-4:30pm
  • One faculty vacancy

Faculty Standards Committee

  • Monthly meetings, Wednesday, Week 2, 2:30-4:30pm
  • One Social Sciences faculty vacancy
  • One Applied & Technical Studies faculty vacancy

Graduate Studies Committee

  • Thursdays meetings, Week 3, 9-11am
  • Two graduate student vacancies
  • One faculty vacancy

Indigenization Committee

  • Five annual meetings: two in fall, two in winter and one in spring on Tuesdays 5:00-8:00 pm
  • One self-identified Aboriginal student vacancy, recommended by SUS

Senate Budget Committee

  • Monthly meetings, Thursdays, Week 4, 2:30-4:30 pm
  • Three faculty vacancies
  • One student vacancy

Senate Committee for Student Appeals

  • Monthly meetings, on Tuesdays, Week 3, 3-4:30 pm
  • One student vacancy

Senate Research Committee

  • Monthly meetings, on Thursday, Week 1, 9-11am
  • One graduate student vacancy

Senate Teaching & Learning Committee

  • Bi-monthly meetings, on Thursdays, Week 2, 2:30-4:30 pm
  • Two faculty vacancies

Undergraduate Education Committee

  • Monthly meetings, on Friday, Week 4, 10am-12pm
  • One faculty vacancy

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