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The Senate is the academic policy making body of Ryerson University.

The Senate consists of 51 elected representatives of the faculty, librarians, students and alumni, and 18 ex-officio members of the administration, including the Chancellor. Senate is chaired by the President.

 

Senate Members
2019-2020
Appointment Type    
Burke, Tara Faculty Arts Psychology
Moore, Paul Faculty Arts Sociology
Dionne, Michelle Faculty Arts Psychology
Rollwagen, Heather Faculty Arts Sociology
Checkland, David Faculty At Large Philosophy, Arts
Ferworn, Alex Faculty At Large Computer Science, Faculty of Science
Vahabi, Mandana Faculty At Large Nursing, Faculty of Community Services
Adams, Richard Faculty Communication & Design Graphic Communications Management
Neil, Janice Faculty Communication & Design Chair, Journalism
Shannon, Peggy Faculty Communication & Design Chair, School of Performance
Tiessen, Matt Faculty Communication & Design Professional Communication
Vacant Faculty Communication & Design  
Bailey, Annette Faculty Community Services Nursing
Ignagni, Esther Faculty Community Services Disability Studies
Meldrum, Richard Faculty Community Services Occupational & Public Health
Walton, Nancy Faculty Community Services Director, Nursing
Green, Mary Faculty CUPE  
Babin, Ron Faculty Ryerson Faculty Association  
El-Rabbany, Ahmed Faculty Engineering and Architectural Science Civil Engineering
Androutsos, Dimitri Faculty Engineering and Architectural Science Chair, Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering
Kumar, Krishna Faculty Engineering and Architectural Science Aerospace Engineering
Yazdani, Amir Faculty Engineering and Architectural Science Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering
Noble, Reg Faculty G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Nutrition
Benvie, Sam Faculty G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Architectural Science
Dermody, Kelly Faculty Library  
George, Noel Faculty Science Chemistry & Biology
McWilliams, Andrew Faculty Science Chair, Chemistry and Biology
Miransky, Andriy Faculty Science Computer Science
Sabatinos, Sarah Faculty Science Chemistry & Biology
Bradish, Cheri Faculty Ted Rogers School of Management Marketing
Hudyma, Robert Faculty Ted Rogers School of Management Information Technology Management
Rakhmayil, Sergiy Faculty Ted Rogers School of Management Finance
Tiessen, James Faculty Ted Rogers School of Management Director, Health Services Management
Arif, Mehreen Student At Large Business Management
Karp, Olivia Student At Large Politics and Governance
Shahid, Hamza Student At Large Electrical Engineering
Kewal, Justina Student Faculty of Arts Politics and Governance
Nguyen, Minh-Khoi (Kavin) Student Communication & Design Interior Design
Donato-Woodger, Simon Student Community Services Nursing
Salam, Danny Student Faculty of Science Computer Science
Bokhari, Zainab Student Faculty of Science Biomedical Science
Moghaddas, Milad Student Ted Rogers School of Business Business Management
Elsayed, Hamdy Student Yeates School of Graduate Studies Civil Engineering
Park, Katey Student Yeates School of Graduate Studies Psychology
Bitondo, Domenic Student G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  
Prevost, Vanessa Student G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  
Di Cuia, Nicholas Alumni    
Rattan, Harsimran Alumni    
Fukakusa, Janice Ex-Officio   Chancellor
McMillen, Jen Ex-Officio   Vice Provost, Students
Mishkel, Ian Ex-Officio      Vice President, University Advancement and Alumni Relations
Benarroch, Michael Ex-Officio   Provost and Vice-President Academic
Liss, Steven Ex-Officio   Vice President, Research and Innovation
Hack, Charmaine Ex-Officio   Registrar
Lachemi, Mohamed Ex-Officio   President and Vice-Chancellor
MacKay, Kelly Ex-Officio   Vice Provost, Academic
O’Neil Green, Denise Ex-Officio   Vice President, Equity and Community Inclusion
Craney, Glenn Ex-Officio   Deputy Provost & Vice Provost, University Planning
Brown, Deborah Ex-Officio   Vice President, Administration and Operations
Zolfaghari, Saeed Ex-Officio   Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs
Sugiman, Pam Ex-Officio Arts Dean
Falzon, Charles Ex-Officio Communication & Design Dean
Barnoff, Lisa Ex-Officio Community Services Dean
Duever, Thomas Ex-Officio Engineering and Architectural Science Dean
Hepburn, Gary Ex-Officio G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Dean
Shepstone, Carol Ex-Officio Library Chief Librarian
Cramb, David Ex-Officio Science Dean
Taras, Daphne Ex-Officio Ted Rogers School of Management Dean
Searcy, Cory Ex-Officio Yeates School of Graduate Studies Vice Provost & Dean
Brinsmead, Anne-Marie Senate Associate G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  
Zouri, Muthana Senate Associate G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  
Elder Dallaire, Joanne Senate Associate Indigenous  
Kucheran, Riley Senate Associate Indigenous  
Vacant Senate Associate Canadian Union of Public Employees  
Vacant  Senate Associate Canadian Union of Public Employees  
Bell, Donna Secretary of Senate    

For more information and updates, see ryerson.ca/senate.