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Board of Governors Alumni Representative

The University of Manitoba’s Board of Governors is responsible for overseeing the administrative and business affairs of UM, serving as the corporate governing body of the university. Its duties include approving the annual budget and appointing and monitoring the performance of the President and Vice-Chancellor.

UM alumni elect fellow graduates to serve on three of the 23 University of Manitoba Board of Governors positions. Alumni elected to serve on the Board of Governors may do so for a maximum of three consecutive three-year terms. One of these term positions is ending.

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Congratulations Nora Murdock [PhD/16, MEd/05, CertEd/78, BA/78]

About Nora Murdock

Nora Murdock

Nora Murdock [PhD/16, MEd/05, CertEd/78, BA/78] 

Nora Murdock is the Director of Instructional Services and developmental lead for the Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS), a unit of Manitoba Education Resource Centre (MFNERC). She is the former Director of both the Education for Fisher River Cree Nation and the University of Winnipeg Board of Regents, and sat on the MFNERC Board of Directors. She is currently on the CUSO International Board of Directors.

Nora is from MissIpawistik Cree Nation and a band member of Fisher River Cree Nation. She has a B.A., Certificate in Education Master’s Degree and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Manitoba. She has been involved in various Faculty of Medicine/Health Sciences research projects (PAX, SPECTRUM) focusing on the education, health, and well-being of First Nations children. Nora has an interest in being on the Board of Governors for the University of Manitoba, as she closely follows UM responsiveness to reconciliation with First Nations/Indigenous people in Manitoba.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the position, the candidate must be a graduate of the University of Manitoba and have a degree, diploma or certificate approved by the University of Manitoba Senate.

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