The Senate has a legislated set of responsibilities for directing the affairs of the institution and setting policies in accordance with the Thompson Rivers University Act.
The Senate has:
- advisory responsibilities on the development of educational policies for the matters designated under the Act;
- the power and duty to set policies, criteria and curriculum for the matters designated under the Act.
Serving on Senate Committees
If a vacancy arises and you are interested in serving on a committee of the TRU Senate, download and complete this nomination form. Send the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org. This form provides the Senate Steering Committee the demographic information it needs to ensure that TRU’s diverse campus community is represented in its governance bodies.
Questions or Comments?
Enquiries regarding Senate are handled by the Secretariat and should be directed to Charlene Myers, Manager, University Governance, at email@example.com or by phone at 250-828-5318.