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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University


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:

  1. advisory responsibilities on the development of educational policies for the matters designated under the Act;
  2. 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 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.

Curricular Changes

Visit the Educational Programs Committee (EPC) for information regarding curricular changes. All enquiries regarding EPC matters should be directed to

Questions or Comments?

Enquiries regarding Senate are handled by the Secretariat and should be directed to Charlene Myers, Manager, University Governance, at or by phone at 250-828-5318.

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