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Senate Standing Committee on Tributes

Mandate

  • In line with KPU Policy and Procedure AD5 Honorary Degrees and Awards
    • Invites nominations from the KPU Community for Honorary Degrees, Distinguished Awards and Emeritus/Emerita designations and other awards
    • Evaluates and recommends candidates for Honorary Degrees, Distinguished Awards and Emeritus/Emerita designations and other awards
    • Develops operational procedures to be followed by the Committee for the selection and recommendation of candidates
    • Recommend to Senate that an award be rescinded or an Emeritus/Emerita designation be terminated should the individual bring KPU into disrepute
  • Review KPU Policy and Procedure AD5 Honorary Degrees and Awards per the Policy review schedule or as required
  • From time to time recommend to Senate modifications to criteria and qualifications for awards or changes to the categories of awards KPU confers
  • Make recommendations to Senate on other matters concerning forms of recognition which may be referred to the Committee
  • Other duties as assigned by Senate

Membership Composition

Voting Members

  • Chancellor
  • President
  • Senator
  • Three faculty senators
  • Dean or associate dean
  • Provost and Vice-President, Academic or designate
  • Associate Vice-President, Research or designate
  • Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning or designate

Non-voting Members

  • Vice-Chair of Senate
  • University Registrar or designate
  • University Secretary

2021 / 2022 Membership

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
Kim Baird Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Andre Iwanchuk, Chair Senator August 31, 2024
Carlos Calao faculty Senator December 31, 2021 (Post Term)
Takashi Sato faculty Senator August 31, 2022
Debbie Musil faculty Senator August 31, 2023
Stephanie Howes Dean August 31, 2021
Sandy Vanderburgh Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Rajiv Jhangiani Vice-President, Teaching and Learning Ex officio
Deepak Gupta Vice-President, Research Ex officio
NON-VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
Amy Jeon Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Stephen Yezerinac Designate, University Registrar August 31, 2022
Keri van Gerven University Secretary Ex officio

2021 / 2022 Meeting Schedule

Location: MS Teams Online

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE MEETING DATE
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Tuesday, January 18, 2021 Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Tuesday, March 21, 2022
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Membership Archives

2020 / 2021

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
Kim Baird Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Andre Iwanchuk, Chair Senator August 31, 2021
Carlos Calao faculty Senator December 31, 2021 (Post Term)
Takashi Sato faculty Senator August 31, 2022
Debbie Musil faculty Senator August 31, 2023
Stephanie Howes Dean August 31, 2021
Sandy Vanderburgh Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Rajiv Jhangiani Vice-President, Teaching and Learning Ex officio
Deepak Gupta Vice-President, Research Ex officio
NON-VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Stephen Yezerinac Designate, University Registrar August 31, 2022
Keri van Gerven University Secretary Ex officio

2019 / 2020

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis, Chair President Ex officio
Andre Iwanchuk Senator August 31, 2021
Carlos Calao faculty Senator August 31, 2021
Takashi Sato Senator or representative August 31, 2022
Debbie Musil Senator or representative August 31, 2020
Stephanie Howes Dean or Associate Dean August 31, 2021
Sandy Vanderburgh Provost and Vice-President, Academic or designate Ex officio
Deepak Gupta Vice-President, Research Ex officio
Rajiv Jhangiani Vice-President, Teaching and Learning or designate Ex officio
NON-VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Stephen Yezerinac University Registrar or designate August 31, 2022
Keri van Gerven University Secretary Ex officio

2018 / 2019

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis (Chair) President Ex officio
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Stephanie Chu Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning Ex officio
Stephanie Howes Dean August 31, 2020
Andre Iwanchuk Senator August 31, 2021
Carlos Calao Faculty at large August 31, 2021
Debbie Musil Faculty at large August 31, 2020
Takashi Sato Faculty at large August 31, 2019
NON-VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
Keri van Gerven University Secretary Ex officio
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Stephen Yezerinac University Registrar or designate August 31, 2022

2017 / 2018

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Stephanie Chu Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning Ex officio
Wayne Tebb Dean August 31, 2020
Angela Ryan Senator August 31, 2018
Wayne Fenske, Senator and Chair Faculty at large August 31, 2019
Debbie Musil Faculty at large August 31, 2020
Takashi Sato Faculty at large August 31, 2019
NON-VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
Keri van Gerven University Secretary Ex officio
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Stephen Yezerinac Representative, Office of the Registrar August 31, 2019

2016 / 2017

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis President Ex officio
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Stephanie Chu Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning Ex officio
Brian Haugen Dean August 31, 2017
Angela Ryan, Chair Senator August 31, 2018
Wayne Fenske Faculty at large August 31, 2019
Debbie Musil Faculty at large August 31, 2017
Takashi Sato Faculty at large August 31, 2019
NON-VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
Keri van Gerven University Secretary Ex officio
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Stephen Yezerinac Representative, Office of the Registrar Ex officio

Forms

Past Distinguished Recipients

Administrative Support: University Secretariat / Keri van Gerven