Since May 21, 2009, the Statutes of McGill University provide as follows with respect to governors emeriti and honorary governors:
1.1.8 On the recommendation of the Nominating Committee, the Board of Governors may appoint as governor emeritus/a a governor who has served the University with exceptional distinction for a period of not less than ten years or has held the office of Chancellor of the University.
188.8.131.52 The Nominating Committee, in making a recommendation for appointment to the rank of governor emeritus/a, shall consider the nature and scope of the governor's contributions to the University and his or her capacity to continue to do so in the future.
184.108.40.206 The Principal, the Chair of the Board of Governors and the Chancellor shall meet at least once each year with the Governors emeriti.
220.127.116.11 Governors emeriti shall normally be appointed for an unlimited term. Governors emeriti shall be eligible for promotion to the rank of honorary governor of McGill University. This rank shall be awarded by the Board to a governor emeritus/a, on the recommendation of the Nominating and Governance Committee, where McGill wishes to recognize in perpetuity exemplary support and long-standing dedication to the institution.
18.104.22.168 Governors emeriti shall be entitled to receive all materials related to meetings of the Board of Governors. Governors emeriti and Honorary Governors, while not members of the Board, shall be eligible for appointment to committees of the Board of Governors as well as to represent the Board on other bodies. When appointed to a committee of the Board of Governors, governors emeriti and Honorary Governors shall be full members of the committee, with both voice and vote, and their presence shall be considered in determining whether a quorum is present.
22.214.171.124 Governors emeriti and Honorary Governors shall be entitled to participate as a member of the platform party at all convocation and installation ceremonies.
TERM BEGAN(year first named as governor emeritus)
|Current Governors Emeriti:|
|CEDRASCHI, Tullio||Jan. 1, 2005|
|CLEGHORN, John||Jan. 1, 2005|
|COBBETT, Stuart (Chair Emeritus)||July 1, 2017|
|CORBER, Marvin||Jan. 1, 2002|
|DAVIDSON, Margaret||Jan. 1, 1995|
|DE GRANDPRÉ, A. Jean (Chancellor Emeritus)||Jan. 1, 1992|
|DE GRANDPRÉ, Lili||Jan. 1, 2014|
|EAKIN, Gael||Jan. 1, 2004|
|ECHENBERG, Gordon||Jan. 1, 2009|
|FAZEL, Kathy||July 1, 2018|
|GIGUÈRE , Marie||Jan. 1, 2007|
|KALIL, Alex||Jan. 1, 2005|
|KUSSNER, Sheila||Jan. 1, 2002|
|LAU, Arthur C.F.||Jan. 1, 2002|
|MALDOFF, Eric||Jan. 1, 2011|
|MCDOUGALL, Sally||Jan. 1, 2008|
|MUNROE-BLUM, Heather (Principal Emerita)||July 1, 2013|
|NORRIS, Brenda||Jan. 1, 1996|
|MEIGHEN, Michael (Chancellor)||Jan 1, 2011|
|PATERSON, Alex (former Chair of the Board of Governors)||Jan. 1, 2006|
|PEETERS, Jan||Jan. 1, 2010|
|POULIOT, Adrien||Jan. 1, 2006|
|POUND, Richard (Chancellor Emeritus)||July 1, 2009|
|RABINOVITCH, Robert (Chair Emeritus)||Jan. 1, 2010|
|RICHARDS, Michael||Jan 1, 2012|
|RIDDELL, Susan||Jan. 1, 1997|
|SHAPIRO, Bernard (Principal Emeritus)||June 1, 2003|
|SHEFF, Gerald||Jan 1, 2011|
|SIMPSON, Warren||Jan. 1, 2009|
|STAIRS, Harriet||Jan. 1, 2005|
|TROTTIER, Lorne||Jan. 1, 2005|
|TURCOTTE, Martine||July 1, 2020|
|VANDAL, Thierry||July 1, 2017|
|VENNAT, Manon||Jan. 1, 2005|