Committee on Student Discipline

Extract from the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures:

22 Committee on Student Discipline (CSD)

(a) The members of the CSD shall be appointed by Senate for staggered renewable three-year terms, with the exception of student members who shall be appointed on a one-year basis, renewable twice. All terms shall be effective 1 September. Membership shall consist of:

(i) a Chair, selected from the academic staff;
(ii) two or more Vice-Chairs, selected from the academic staff;
(iii) eight other members of the academic staff;
(iv) twelve students approved by Senate, five selected by the Students’ Society of McGill University, three by the Post-Graduate Students’ Society, two by the McGill Association of Continuing Education Students, and two by the Macdonald Campus Students’ Society;
(v) three or more Legal Assessors;*
(vi) the Dean and Associate Dean of Students.

(b) Members of the CSD will attend training and information sessions at least once per academic year; the Office of the Dean of Students will coordinate such programming.

*“Legal Assessor” means a member of the staff of the University who holds a law degree, appointed by Senate, whose role is to advise the CSD or the Appeal Committee as to the conduct of proceedings (as per article 1(l) of the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures)

[Please refer to the "Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures" for further details.]

Membership (2022-2023)

The Dean of Students:

  • Professor Robin Beech

The Associate Dean of Students:

  • Ms. Cindy Mancuso


  • Professor Richard Leask (Chemical Engineering, ENGINEERING) - 2024

Vice-Chair #1:

  • Professor Lisa Starr (Integrated Studies in Education, EDUCATION) – 2023

Vice-Chair #2 (Bilingual):

  • Professor Lara Khoury (LAW) - 2024

Eight members of the Academic Staff:

  • Ms. Kathy Roulet (School of Environment, AES) – 2024
  • Professor Brian Robinson (Geography, SCIENCE) – 2024
  • Professor James Engert (Medicine, MEDICINE) – 2024
  • Professor Jean Lesage (Composition Area Chair, MUSIC) - 2025
  • Professor William Clare Roberts (Political Science, ARTS) - 2025
  • Professor Arash Abizadeh (Political Science, ARTS) -2025
  • Professor Antonia Arnaert (Ingram School of Nursing, MEDICINE) - 2025

Three or more Legal Assessors:

  • Mr. Miroslaw Sadowski - 2023
  • Ms. Salima Djerroud - 2023
  • Professor Kristen Anker - 2025

Five representatives of SSMU:

  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

Three representatives of PGSS:

  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

Two representatives of MCSS:

  • Henry Lee (Bioresource Engineering, AES)
  • Cloe Gosselin (Dietetics, AES)

Two representatives of MACES:

  • Maria Rodriguez Saenz
  • Roubina Karaminassian


  • TBD
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