Board of governors seeking student candidates

The Carleton University Board of Governors is seeking Expressions of Interest from students to fill TWO vacant positions as a Student Governor for the 2016/2017 Board Year. The following positions are vacant: one Undergraduate student and one Graduate student.  The deadline for submissions of Expression of Interest is Friday, March 18th at 4.00pm.

Carleton University’s Board of Governors is responsible for the government and management of the University.  If you’re interested in serving an important role in the governance and the future of Carleton University, consider running for one of the vacant seats.

All interested candidates MUST do the following in order to fulfill the requirements for an Expression of Interest:

1. Meet Eligibility Requirements to be a Student Governor as set out in the Bylaws;

2. Attend ONE of two Board 101 sessions hosted by the University Secretary (see Candidate Selection Process Handbook – Student for dates and registration information); and

3. Complete the Expression of Interest Application application form and submit it in person no later than 4:00pm on Friday, March 18th, 2016.

Following this process, the names of eligible candidates will be presented for a vote by the respective student body (Undergraduate and Graduate) on April 4th and 5th, to determine which Undergraduate and Graduate student will be presented for nomination to the Board. The election of the successful Student Governor candidates will take place at the June 28th, 2016 meeting of the Board of Governors.

Further questions? Contact the University Secretary at or visit Room 607 Robertson Hall between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

For more information about the Board of Governors, visit their website.