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Board of Governors nominations now open
You or a fellow graduate could represent your alma mater and help guide the direction of the University
As an alumnus of the University of Manitoba, you are part of a large, vibrant community of more than 142,000 graduates living across 138 countries.
As a member of the University of Manitoba’s Board of Governors, you could help make a difference in the lives of students and the community by playing an important role in guiding the direction of the U of M.
U of M alumni elect three fellow graduates 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. A seat on the Board presents an opportunity to help define the university’s future, develop professional skills as well as serve as a voice for fellow alumni in U of M governance.
Nominations are now open for one of these term positions.
The University of Manitoba’s Board of Governors is also responsible for overseeing the administrative and business affairs of the U of M as well as 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.
Please download the Nomination Package PDF or fill out the online Nomination Form below.
Nominations are open until March 15, 2020.
This form is currently closed for submissions.
About the Board of Governors
The University of Manitoba’s Board of Governors is responsible for overseeing the administrative and business affairs of the U of M, 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.
U of M 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.
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.
For more information about the Board of Governors, visit: umanitoba.ca/admin/governance/bog/index.html.
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