The Statutes of McGill University provide as follows with respect to governors emeriti:
1.1.8 Following the completion of a governor’s term on the Board, the Board of Governors, on the recommendation of the Nominating, Governance and Ethics Committee, may appoint as governor emeritus/a, a governor who has served the University with exceptional distinction for a period of not less than six consecutive years on the Board.
220.127.116.11 The Nominating, Governance and Ethics 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.
18.104.22.168 The Principal, the Chair of the Board of Governors, and the Chancellor shall meet at least once each year with the governors emeriti.
22.214.171.124 Governors emeriti shall normally be appointed by the Board for an unlimited term, to recognize, in perpetuity, exemplary support and long-standing dedication to the institution.
126.96.36.199 Governors emeriti shall be entitled to receive all materials related to meetings of the Board of Governors. Governors emeriti, while not members of the Board, shall be eligible for appointment to the 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 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.
188.8.131.52 Governors emeriti shall be entitled to participate as members of the platform party at all convocation and installation ceremonies.
TERM BEGAN(year first named as governor emeritus)
|Current Governors Emeriti:|
|BOYCHUK, Michael||July 1, 2022|
|CEDRASCHI, Tullio||Jan. 1, 2005|
|CLEGHORN, John||Jan. 1, 2005|
|COBBETT, Stuart (and Chair Emeritus)||July 1, 2017|
|CORBER, Marvin||Jan. 1, 2002|
|COUGHLIN, Peter||July 1, 2022|
|DAVIDSON, Margaret||Jan. 1, 1995|
|DE GRANDPRÉ, Lili||Jan. 1, 2014|
|EAKIN, Gael||Jan. 1, 2004|
|ECHENBERG, Gordon||Jan. 1, 2009|
|FAZEL, Kathy||July 1, 2018|
|FORTIER, Suzanne (and Principal Emerita)||September 1, 2022|
|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|
|MEIGHEN, Michael (and Chancellor Emeritus)||Jan 1, 2011|
|MCDOUGALL, Sally||Jan. 1, 2008|
|MINZBERG, Sam||July 1, 2022|
|MUNROE-BLUM, Heather (and Principal Emerita)||July 1, 2013|
|NORRIS, Brenda||Jan. 1, 1996|
|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|
|VERREAULT, Cynthia Price||July 1, 2022|