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.

Membership (2022-2023)


  • Professor Christopher Manfredi

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

  • TBD
  • TBD [alternate]

Faculty of Arts

  • Professor Isabelle Daunais (Département des littératures de langue française, de traduction et de création) – 2023
  • TBD [alternate]

Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences

  • Professor Ji Zhang – 2023
  • TBD [alternate]

Faculty of Education

  • Professor Paul Zanazanian (Department of Integrated Studies in Education) – 2023
  • TBD [alternate]

Faculty of Engineering

  • Professor Peter Caines (Electrical and Computer Engineering) - 2023
  • Professor Van Nguyen (Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics) [alternate] - 2023

Faculty of Law

  • TBD
  • TBD [alternate]

Desautels Faculty of Management

  • TBD
  • Professor Brian Rubineau [alternate] - 2023

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

  • Professor Jeannie Haggerty (Family Medicine) - 2023
  • Professor Steven Backman [alternate] - 2023

Schulich School of Music

  • Professor Brian Cherney (Music Research) – 2024
  • Professor Kevin Dean (Music Performance) [alternate] – 2024

Faculty of Science

  • TBD
  • TBD [alternate]

University Library

  • TBD
  • Ms. Jenn Riley (Associate Dean, Digital Initiatives) [alternate] – 2024


  • Ms. Ana Reinoza
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