Focus on Governance Video Series: Processes and Structures

Focus on Governance—Processes & Structures

 How do the governance structures and processes at TRU work? How and when were they created? In our second video, TRU Faculty Association Vice-President, Star Mahara, introduces the structures and processes of academic governance at TRU.

When TRU became a university in 2005, the structures and processes of academic governance at TRU were enshrined in law by the government of British Columbia.  The UNIVERSITY ACT and the TRU ACT clearly define the roles and duties of  each level of governance at our university. Any deviation would not only be a breach of governance best practises but of the law as well.

Questions? Contact Star Mahara by email.

Stay tuned for the rest of our video series to learn more about the crisis in academic governance at our institution and across Canada. Learn how to ensure that our legally mandated governance systems operate correctly so that we, as faculty members, can have our voices heard. As the lifeblood of our university, faculty members have a duty to ensure that our university is governed in an open, lawful and democratic manner.

Focus on Governance—Introduction

In our first video (below), TRU Faculty Association Vice-President, Star Mahara, introduces the concept of academic governance and outlines what is at stake in the current crisis.

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