Academic University Governance Panel Discussion

Federation Hall
Nov 21, 2017 01:30 PM (EST)

Event Details

Emerging from the round table discussions with faculty in the fall of 2015 and
grounded in Waterloo’s involvement in the UN Women’s HeForShe IMPACT
10x10x10, we are pleased to offer a panel discussion on academic university

The panelists include:
  • Karen Jack, Secretariat
  • Shannon Dea, Vice President; Director (at-large)
  • Sandra Banks, Vice-President, University Relations
  • Bill Baer, President of Staff Association
Each panelist will speak to aspects of governance and leadership within an academic university setting and will provide valuable information on the governance framework under which universities function. The panel discussion
is open to all students, staff and faculty.

The event begins promptly at 1:30pm
– 1:45 – Opening remarks and introduction of panelists 
– 2:30 – Panel discussion
– 2:45 – Break (refreshments will be served)
2:45 – 3:25 – Question and answers, moderated by Marilyn Thompson, Vice President, Human Resources
– 3:30 – Closing remarks 
3:30    Event ends


Karen Jack
University of Waterloo
University Secretary
Sandra Banks
University of Waterloo
Vice-President, University Relations
Shannon Dea
University of Waterloo
Vice-President, Faculty Association
Bill Baer
University of Waterloo
President of Staff Association


Federation Hall
University Ring Road Waterloo, ON N2L 3G5 CA



Organizer Details

University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo is Canada’s top innovation university. With more than 36,000 students we are home to the world's largest co-operative education system of its kind. Our unmatched entrepreneurial culture, combined with an intensive focus on research, powers one of the top innovation hubs in the world. Find out more at