University Tenure Committee for Recruitment

Extract from the Regulations Relating to the Employment of Tenure Track and Tenured Academic Staff

Appointments with Tenure

7.32 A person holding an academic appointment at another university or scholarly institution may be appointed as Associate Professor or Professor with tenure if so approved by the Board of Governors on the recommendation of the Principal. A recommendation for appointment with Tenure shall originate from the relevant Departmental Chair(s) and Dean(s), following a recommendation from an appropriate committee.

7.32.1 The University Tenure Committee for Recruitment (hereafter “UTCR”) shall be a committee of Senate, chaired by the Provost, and shall consist of one tenured member from each faculty of the University, appointed by Senate for a period of three years. Regulations Relating to the Employment of Tenure Track and Tenured Academic Staff

7.32.2 Quorum for the UTCR shall be three members in addition to the chair, and shall include one member from each of the faculties in which the candidate would hold appointment.

2019-2020 Membership 

Chair of the UTCR - Professor Christopher Manfredi
Secretary: Ms. Ana Reinoza

(3-year terms commencing September 1)

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Professor Linda Wykes (School of Human Nutrition) – 2022
Professor Jaswinder Singh (Plant Science) [alternate] – 2022

Faculty of Arts

Professor Brian Lewis (History and Classical Studies) - 2020
Professor John Galbraith (Economics) [alternate] - 2022 

Faculty of Dentistry

Professor Ji Zhang - 2020
Dr. Christophe Bedos [alternate] - 2022 

Faculty of Education

Professor Ross Andersen (Kinesiology and Physical Education) - 2020
Professor David Pearsall (Kinesiology and Physical Education) [alternate] - 2022 

Faculty of Engineering

Professor David Lowther (Electrical and Computer Engineering) - 2020
Professor Nathalie Tufenkji (Chemical Engineering) [alternate] - 2020

Faculty of Law

Professor Vincent Forray – 2022
Professor Alana Klein [alternate] – 2022

Faculty of Management

Professor Saku Mantere - 2022
Professor Brian Rubineau [alternate] - 2020

Faculty of Medicine

Professor Jeannie Haggerty (Family Medicine) - 2020
Professor Steve Backman [alternate] - 2020

Faculty of Music

Professor William Caplin (Music Research) – 2021
Professor Philippe Depalle (Music Research) [alternate] - 2020

Faculty of Science

Professor Paul Wiseman (Chemistry and Physics) – 2022
Professor Bärbel Knäuper (Psychology) [alternate] – 2022

University Libraries

Ms. Carole Urbain (Director, Academic Affairs) – 2021
Mr. Joseph Hafner (Associate Dean, Collection Services) [alternate] - 2022