Terms of Reference

Responsibilities of the Student Success Committee:

  • To review and report to Senate on studies and research initiatives associated with Student Success that can assist the university in achieving the goals outlined in the TRU Vision Statement and the Academic Plan
  • To recommend activities that will foster and promote student success across the University
  • To develop working groups to explore specific aspects of student success (e.g. transition and retention)
  • To advise Senate on policies related to student support and services
  • To advise Faculties, Schools and the Senate on opportunities to foster and enhance linkages between student support activities, academic programs and learning outcomes
  • To advise the Accreditation Steering Committee and report on mission fulfillment in relation to the core theme Student Success.


  • Chair: A Committee member elected by the Committee
  • Associate Vice-President, Strategic Enrolment and University Registrar (or designate)
  • Associate Vice-President, Open Learning (or designate)
  • Dean of Students
  • Director, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)
  • Director, Integrated Planning and Effectiveness (or designate)
  • Executive Director, Aboriginal Education (or designate)
  • Associate Vice-President, TRU World (or designate)
  • One Dean
  • University Librarian (or designate)
  • Two CELT representatives, appointed by the Director
  • One representative appointed by the Alumni Association
  • Up to four (4) Faculty and/or Open Learning Faculty Members appointed by Senate
  • Up to seven (7) Students nominated by TRUSU and appointed by the Senate Steering Committee
  • Secretarial Support: Office of Dean of Students
Ex Officio Non-Voting Members:
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer
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