Steering Committee

The membership of the Steering Committee will include thirty-seven members comprised of the following:

(a) Twenty-one members nominated by an open nomination process and approved by Senate:

  • Eleven members representing faculty, ensuring representation from every Faculty
  • One member representing postdoctoral scholars
  • Three members representing staff
  • Two members representing research leaders
  • Three members representing the University Students’ Council (USC) (In addition to the Ex Officio member listed below) CLARIFICATION:These three positions are open for nominations (including self-nominations) for any undergraduate students, including those in second-entry programs (Business, Law, Education, and Medicine & Dentistry).
  • One member representing the Society of Graduate of Students (SOGS) (In addition to the Ex Officio member listed below) CLARIFICATION:This position is open for nominations (including self-nominations) for any graduate student. 

(b) Ten Appointed or Elected members:

  • One member elected by Senate (In addition to the Ex Officio member listed below)
  • Two Deans appointed by the Provost
  • Two members elected by the Alumni Association
  • Two members elected by the Board of Governors
  • Three members named by the Chair in consultation with the Chair of SCUP and senior leaders, one of whom will represent the London-Middlesex Community

(c) Six Ex Officio members:

  • President & Vice-Chancellor (Chair)
  • Provost & Vice-President (Academic)
  • Vice-President (Research)
  • Chair of SCUP
  • President of the USC
  • President of SOGS 

The work of the Steering Committee members will include:

  • Helping advise and steer the strategic planning process and plan
  • Participating in, and at times facilitating public consultations
  • Participating in, and at times structuring theme-based sub-group consultations (i.e. Student experience, research, etc.)
    • Bringing together networks of people from across campus
    • Participating in consultations, creating mini reports of ideas and recommendations
    • Ensuring ideas and recommendations are captured and included throughout the core planning timeframe
  • Participating in regular meetings
  • Serving as an ambassador throughout the strategic planning process
    • Ensuring good two-way communication with the community
  • Providing feedback on draft iterations of the strategic plan
  • Providing comments on a final draft plan for presentation to the Senate Committee on University Planning (SCUP), that will ultimately be approved by the Senate and Board of Governors