Join Carleton’s Senate

Have your say in the academic governance and future of Carleton University by running for Senate.

Call for Faculty

Nominations are currently being accepted for faculty members to serve on the Senate for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2019.

Vacancies are outlined below:

  • Faculty of Public Affairs – 1 vacancy
  • Faculty of Engineering and Design – 1 vacancy
  • Azrieli School of Architecture – 1 vacancy
  • Faculty of Science – 2 vacancies

Click here to learn more about the role of Senator.

Application and Process

Candidates may put their own name forward or they can be nominated by another faculty member. All nominations must include the support of three other faculty members.

Online elections will be held during the following week for any contested positions. If a position is not contested, the nominated candidate will be acclaimed and no election will be required.


Contact the Assistant University Secretary Kathy McKinley at or visit Room 607 Robertson Hall between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.