To join Senate meetings as a guest, contact the Chair of Senate, or for general inquiries about the Senate, please contact theUniversity Secretary.
Accounting for student success.
Emily Carr University of Art + Design is a public institution governed in accordance with the University Act of British Columbia.
It operates with a bicameral governance system with a duly constituted Board of Governors and Senate both of which include representation from faculty, staff, administration and students.
Senate is the senior academic governing body at Emily Carr and has responsibility for academic degree programs, curriculum, evaluation and the granting of degrees.
Senate has 25 members including the Chancellor, President + Vice-Chancellor, VP Academic, Executive Director Student Services + Registrar, all Deans, University Librarian, two faculty members elected from each Faculty, four students elected by the students, an alumni member, two support staff elected by staff, and a Board representative.
President + Vice-Chancellor Gillian Siddall (Chair)
Vice President Academic + Provost Trish Kelly (Vice-Chair)
Deans of Faculties
Cissie Fu, Dean, Faculty of Culture + Community Celeste Martin, Dean, Ian Gillespie Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media Kyla Mallett, Dean, Audain Faculty of Art Steven Lam, Associate Vice President Research + Dean, Jake Kerr Faculty of Graduate Studies
University Librarian Suzanne Rackover
Executive Director, Student Services + Registrar Kevin Bird (Secretary of Senate)