Chancellor
Nomination Form
Important Information:
Nominations must be received in the Office of the University Secretary, 312 Administration Building, by
no later than 4:00 p.m. on October 1, 2018.
Each Nominator may nominate only one candidate.
Nominations must be submitted to: Office of the University Secretary
University of Manitoba
312 Administration Building
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
NOMINATION:
We, the undersigned members and/or assessors of the Board of Governors and/or of the Senate,
and/or Students, and/or Academic Staff, and/or Support Staff, and/or Alumni of the University of
Manitoba, hereby nominate as a candidate
for election to the Office of Chancellor of the University of Manitoba. We, the undersigned, give our
assurances to the Committee of Election that the candidate has given his/her undertaking that he/she
will serve if elected.
Witness our hands this day of , 2018.
Print Name Signature
Employee/Student/Alumni/
Senator/Board Member
DOCUMENT CHECKLIST:
Nominations will not be accepted without the following required documents:
Nomination Form with signatures of five eligible nominators
Curriculum vitae of nominee
Short biographical summary (2 pages or less) of nominee
This personal information is being collected under the authority of The University of Manitoba Act. It will be used to verify your eligibility to
nominate a candidate for Chancellor. It is protected by the Protection of Privacy provisions of The Freedom of Information and Protection of
Privacy Act. If you have any questions about the collection, contact the Access and Privacy Office (tel. 204-474-8339), University of Manitoba,
233 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2.
Chancellor
Criteria
Information respecting nominating candidates for Chancellor can be found in the Governing Documents:
Election of the Chancellor Policy
The Chancellor Policy
The Chancellor is the titular head of the University and shall:
(a) confer degrees at all convocation ceremonies of the University;
(b) be an advisor and counselor to the President;
(c) facilitate the administration’s efforts to make the case for universities in government and other arenas;
(d) add to the ability of the University's senior officers to represent and respond to the diverse interests
found among the University's students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends;
(e) attend, to host or to speak at a number of University and community events throughout the year;
(f) be an essential contributor to the good governance of the University. The Chancellor is a voting
member of the Board of Governors and the Senate. The Chancellor chairs the Chancellor’s
Committee, the Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees and the Peter D. Curry Chancellor’s Award
Selection Committee. The Chancellor is also a member of the Board of Governors Executive,
Finance, Administration and Human Resources, Management Resource and Compensation,
Governance and Nominating and Distinguished Service Award Committees;
(g) lend support to the philanthropic and alumni relations initiatives of the University when called upon.
While each Chancellor will bring different qualities to the role, ideally the Chancellor will possess the following
qualities:
(a) ideally, the Chancellor will be an alumnus of, and have an established relationship with, the University
and a strong connection to Manitoba;
(b) the Chancellor will demonstrate an unquestioned commitment to the University and will exemplify and
symbolize the University by his/her conduct and the standards he/she sets;
(c) the Chancellor will have experience and contacts which add to those of the Chair and Vice-Chair of
the Board of Governors, the President and other members of the Executive Team;
(d) the Chancellor will have experience serving on governing boards;
(e) the Chancellor will be credible in fundraising campaigns and have the respect of many of the groups
with which the University must cultivate and maintain relations; and
(f) the Chancellor will be an articulate and effective communicator, comfortable in a wide variety of public
and private settings and across a diverse range of audiences.
The list of past Chancellors of the University of Manitoba can be found at:
http://umanitoba.ca/admin/governance/chancellor/160.html
ANY INQUIRIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO:
Mr. Jeff Leclerc, University Secretary
Office of the University Secretary
Telephone: 204-474-6167
Email: Jeff.Leclerc@umanitoba.ca
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