The Arts & Science Council and its standing committees review and approve policy changes as well as curriculum, petitions and appeals for the Faculty of Arts & Science. Membership of Council and the Standing Committees is composed of both elected and ex-officio positions according to the Constitution and By-Laws of Arts & Science Council.
Elections are held for elected positions on Council for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Administrative & Technical Staff, and Teaching staff, each year in March for the following academic year. Nominations typically open in late February. Fall by-elections are held in the following October for First-Year Undergraduate positions, and any positions that remain unfilled after the main election period in March.
Fall Elections/Acclamations for 2021–22 Arts & Science Council and Standing Committees
Fall 2021 By-Elections were held from October 14-15, 2021 for remaining unfilled undergraduate student positions on Arts & Science Council and the Humanities Undergraduate Curriculum Committee:
The Agenda Committee called for nominations for the Officer of Council positions from October 13 to October 19, 2021. The following members were acclaimed to Officer of Council positions at the October 20, 2021 Council meeting:
- Chair of Council, William Watson
- Vice Chair, Ben Lu
- Proctor, Queena Huang
Thank you to all candidates for participating in this important process. All Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Administrative & Technical Staff, and Teaching staff interested to participate in Council are encouraged to submit a nomination during the next Election period for the 2022-23 Arts & Science Council.
About Arts & Science Council
Please refer to the following documents for further guidance on elections, and for more information on the Arts & Science Council and its sub-committees:
- Arts & Science Constitution
- Arts & Science Council By-Laws
- Functions of the Arts & Science Council and its Standing Committees
- Interpretation and Application of By-Laws Governing Elections
- Guidelines for Conduct During Electoral Campaigns
Previous Election Results
All previous election results are available for review.