New Board Chair Search
The Honourable Lori Sigurdson, Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education, has launched the search for the next Chair of The University of Alberta Board of Governors. For further details and information on how to apply for the position, please see the reference to the posted advertisement (Job ID: 1032235). (please use internet explorer to access the advertisement).
For further information about the position profile for the Chair, please see the information on the position profile.
For questions, please contact Marion Haggarty-France, University Secretary at 780-492-1745, or email@example.com.
Governance is the processes and practices through which an entity organizes itself to achieve its mandate. It is concerned with the structures and procedures for decision-making, accountability, control and codes of conduct. It is expressed through legislation, policies and by-laws, and informal norms. The goal of effective governance is a robust organization that achieves peak performance and is accountable to the people it serves.
The University of Alberta governs itself with a bi-cameral governance structure, as set out in the Alberta Post-Secondary Learning Act. The Board of Governors has authority for business governance and the General Faculties Council (GFC) has authority for academic governance.
While senior authority rests with the Board of Governors, the Board and GFC conduct their affairs effectively, respecting jurisdictional borders, capitalizing on shared interests, balancing and sharing authority, within a civil and productive relationship based upon a mutual desire to serve the greater good of the institution. More...