University Tenure Committees

University Tenure Committee: Membership

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

7.22

The Dean of each faculty shall appoint one or more UTCs; the number of UTCs shall be decided upon by the Dean and shall be sufficient to deal with the year’s cohort of tenure candidates. Each UTC shall, in addition to the Dean, consist of five members. (…)

7.22.2

By May 15 of the year of tenure consideration, the Dean shall appoint the first two members of each UTC from a list of six tenured members of the faculty (the “faculty list”). The faculty shall determine the manner in which the members of the faculty list are selected. Membership of the faculty list shall be for a two-year renewable term.

7.22.3

No member of the UTC shall hold an appointment in the same department or departments as the candidate. (…)

7.22.5

By May 30, the Secretary-General shall appoint the other three members to each UTC from the list approved by Senate (the “Senate list”). The Senate list shall be composed of:

(i) for each faculty with departments, nine tenured members of the academic staff who do not hold appointment in that faculty; and
(ii) for each faculty without departments, six tenured members of the academic staff who do not hold appointment in that faculty.

Membership of the Senate list shall be for a three-year renewable term.

7.22.6

No members of a UTC appointed by the Secretary-General shall hold appointment in the same faculty.

7.22.7

Appointments to UTCs from the Senate list shall be based on a system of regular rotation and take into account the availability of the members of the academic staff on the list.

Excerpt from the Regulations Relating to the Employment of Librarian Staff:

3.28

The University Tenure Committee shall, in addition to the Director or Dean of Libraries, consist of five members.

3.28.1

By May 15 of the year of tenure consideration, the Director or Dean of Libraries shall appoint two members to the University Tenure Committee from a list of three tenured members of the McGill University Libraries (the “library list”). The Libraries shall determine the manner in which the members of the library list are selected. Membership of the library list shall be for a two (2) year renewable term.
3.28.2 By May 30, the Secretary-General or delegate shall appoint the other three members to the University Tenure Committee from the list approved by Senate (the “Senate list”). The Senate list shall be composed of four tenured members of the academic staff who do not hold appointments in the McGill University Libraries. Membership of the Senate list shall be for a two (2) year renewable term.
3.28.3 Appointments to the University Tenure Committee from the Senate list shall be based on a system of regular rotation and take into account the availability of the members of the academic staff on the list.


University Tenure Committees 

Alternate Chairs (2019-2020)

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences: Professor Linda Wykes (School of Human Nutrition)
Arts UTC#1: Professor Torrance Kirby (School of Religious Studies)
Arts UTC #2: Professor Michael Smith (Sociology)
Dentistry: Dr. Faleh Tamimi
Education UTC #1: Professor Aziz Choudry (Integrated Studies in Education)
Education UTC #2: Professor David Pearsall (Kinesiology and Physical Education)
Engineering: Professor Damiano Pasini (Mechanical Engineering)
Libraries: Ms. Ann Marie Holland (Rare Books and Special Collections)
Management UTC #1: Professor Jan Ericsson
Management UTC #2: Professor Alain Pinsonneault
Medicine: Dr. Lesley Fellows (Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs; Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery)
Music UTC #1 (Performance): Professor Martha de Francisco
Music UTC #2 (Research): Professor Guillaume Bourgogne
Science: Professor Frederic Guichard (Biology)

Senate List

2021

Elena Bennett (Natural Resource Sciences/McGill School of Environment, AES) 
Elias Georges (Institute of Parasitology, AES) 
Mark Lefsrud (Bioresource Engineering, AES) 
Vilceu Bordignon (Animal Science, AES) 
Erik Kuhonta (Political Science, ARTS) 
Gaëlle Fiasse (Joint Philosophy & School of Religious Studies, ARTS) 
Ji Zhang (DENTISTRY) 
Dennis Jensen (Kinesiology and Physical Education, EDUCATION)
Elizabeth Wood (Integrated Studies in Education, EDUCATION)
Eric Caplan (Integrated Studies in Education, EDUCATION) 
Martin Drapeau (Educational and Counselling Psychology, EDUCATION) 
Nathan Hall (Educational and Counselling Psychology, EDUCATION) 
Andrew Higgins (Mechanical Engineering, ENGINEERING)
Derek Nowrouzezahrai (Electrical and Computer Engineering, ENGINEERING)
Lisa Bornstein (Urban Planning, ENGINEERING)
Marta Cerruti (Materials Engineering, ENGINEERING)
Brian Havel (LAW)
Kirsten Anker (LAW)
Lonnie Weatherby (LIBRARIES)
Louise Robertson (LIBRARIES)
Megan Chellew (LIBRARIES)
Kunsoo Han (MANAGEMENT)
Anne-Marie Lauzon (Medicine, MEDICINE)
Elizabeth Fixman (Medicine, MEDICINE)
Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant (Family Medicine, MEDICINE)
Patricia Tonin (Medicine, MEDICINE)
Robert Hess (Ophthalmology, MEDICINE)
Christoph Neidhofer (Music Research, MUSIC)
Nicole Biamonte (Music Research, MUSIC)
Roe-Min Kok (Music Research, MUSIC)
Adrian Vetta (Mathematics and Statistics/Computer Science, SCIENCE)
Jackie Vogel (Biology, SCIENCE)
Johanna Neslehova (Mathematics and Statistics, SCIENCE)

2022

Kevin Wade (Animal Science, AES)
Reza Salavati (Parasitology, AES)
Jaswinder Singh (Plant Science, AES)
Ashraf Ismail (Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry, AES)
Stan Kubow (Human Nutrition, AES)
Miranda Hickman (English, ARTS)
Brian Cowan (History and Classical Studies, ARTS)
Sandra Hyde (Anthropology, ARTS)
Christine Ross (Art History and Communication Studies, ARTS)
Eun Park (School of Information Studies, ARTS)
Dietlind Stolle (Political Science, ARTS)
Peter Chauvin (DENTISTRY)
Richard Hovey (DENTISTRY)
Jocelyne Feine (DENTISTRY)
Paul Allison (DENTISTRY)
Annette Korner (Educational & Counselling Psychology, EDUCATION)
Ada Sinacore (Educational & Counselling Psychology, EDUCATION)
Anila Asghar (Integrated Studies in Education, EDUCATION)
Aziz Choudry (Integrated Studies in Education, EDUCATION)
Jun Song (Mining & Materials Engineering, ENGINEERING)
Mustafa Kumral (Mining & Materials Engineering, ENGINEERING)
Anne Kietzig (Chemical Engineering, ENGINEERING)
YaoYao Fiona Zhao (Mechanical Engineering, ENGINEERING)
Jaye Ellis (LAW)
Lara Khoury (LAW)
Carole Urbain (LIBRARIES)
Joseph Hafner (LIBRARIES)
Eamon Duffy (LIBRARIES)
Animesh Animesh (MANAGEMENT)
Ruslan Goyenko (MANAGEMENT)
Paola Perez-Aleman (MANAGEMENT)
Sergei Sarkissian (MANAGEMENT)
Hamid Etemad (MANAGEMENT)
Heather Durham (Neurology & Neurosurgery, MEDICINE)
Hugh Clarke (Obstetrics & Gynecology, MEDICINE)
Kathleen Mullen (Ophthalmology, MEDICINE)
Jon Wild (Research, MUSIC)
Matt Haimovitz (Performance, MUSIC)
Patrick Hansen (Performance, MUSIC)
Kyoko Hashimoto (Performance, MUSIC)
Axel Strauss (Performance, MUSIC)
Richard Stoelzel (Performance, MUSIC)
Paul François (Physics, SCIENCE)
Melanie Dirks (Psychology, SCIENCE)
Alanna Watt (Biology, SCIENCE)

2023

Dieter Reinhardt (DENTISTRY)
Dominic Frigon (Civil Engineering & Applied Mechanics, ENGINEERING)
Lionel Smith (LAW)
Ram Jakhu (LAW)
Nicole Beauchemin (Oncology, MEDICINE)
Tracy Webb (Physics, SCIENCE)
John Gyakum (Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, SCIENCE)
Virginie Millien (Redpath Museum, SCIENCE)

 

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