Senate

The Senate of the University of Prince Edward Island is constituted as follows:

Ex Officio

  • Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, BSc, MSc, PhD – President
  • Jackie Podger, BA, MA, MIR, CMA – Vice-President, Administration and Finance
  • Robert Gilmour, AB, PhD – Vice-President, Academic and Research
  • Donna Sutton, BSc, MEd – Registrar
  • Neb Kujundzic, BA, MA, PhD – Dean of Arts
  • Deborah MacLellan, BSc, MSc, PhD – Dean of Science
  • Ron MacDonald, BSc, BEd, MEd, PhD – Dean of Education
  • Juergen Krause, MSc, PhD – Dean of Business
  • Greg Keefe, BSc, DVM, MSc – Dean of Veterinary Medicine
  • Gulrose Jiwani, BN (Honours), MN, PhD – Dean of Nursing
  • Hammell, Larry, BSc, DVM (Guelph), MSc – Dean, Graduate Studies
  • Donald Moses, MLIS – Interim University Librarian
  • Hammad Ahmed – President, UPEI Student Union

Alumni Representative

  • Brodie O’Keefe (2020)

Board Representative

  • TBA

Students

  • Margaret Doyle (MAPUS)
  • Erin MacNeill
  • Taya Nabuurs
  • Grace Wedlake
  • Ammar Khayyat
  • Megan Rix

Elected by the Teaching Faculty

Term expires 30 June 2018

  • Gary Conboy, BSc, DVM, PhD – Pathology & Microbiology, AVC
  • Geoffrey Lindsay, BA, BComm (Concordia), MA, PhD – English, Arts
  • Lisa Chilton, BA, MA, PhD – (Faculty at Large) History, Arts
  • Peter Foley, BSc, MSc, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM - AVC
  • Nasser Saad, BSc, MSc, PhD – Mathematics & Statistics, Science
  • Scott Lee, BA, MA, PhD – Modern Languages, Arts
  • Cathy Ryan, BSc, MA, PhD – Psychology, Arts
  • Michael van den Heuvel, BSc, PhD– Biology & Biomedical Sciences, Science
  • Kathy Gottschall-Pass, BSc, PhD – Applied Human Sciences, Science
  • **Malcolm Murray, BA, MA, PhD – Philosophy, Arts
  • **Sophie St. Hilaire, DVM, MSc, PhD – AVC

** Pamela Courtney-Hall, BA, Bed, MA, PhD – Philosophy, Arts (sabbatical replacement for Malcolm Murray, July 1 – December 31, 2017) 

** Luke Heider, Health Management (leave of absence replacement for Sophie St. Hilaire, August 25, 2017 – August 15, 2018)

Term expires 30 June 2019

  • Tarek Mady, BSc, MSc, PhD – Business
  • Collins Kamunde, BVM, MSc, PhD - Biomedical Sciences, AVC
  • Ann Braithwaite, BA, MA, PhD – Diversity & Social Justice Studies, Arts
  • **Christina Murray, BA, BScN, MN, PhD – Nursing
  • **Jane Preston, BEd, MEd, PhD – Education

** Patrice Drake, BSc, BN, MN – Nursing (sabbatical replacement for Christina Murray, August 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018) 

** Carolyn Thorne, BEd, BPE, MEd, PhD – Education (replacing Jane Preston, September 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019; Dr. Preston resigns August 31, 2017)

Term expires 30 June 2020

  • Greg Irvine, BMus, MMUS, DM – Music, Arts
  • Rabin Bissesseur, BSc, MSc, PhD – Chemistry, Science
  • Richard Raiswell, BA, MA, PhD – History, Arts
  • Remi Morin Chasse, MA – Economics, Arts
  • Amy Hsiao, BS, MS, PhD, MBA – Engineering (Faculty at Large), Science
  • Amy MacFarlane, BBA, CA - Business (Faculty at Large), Business

Non-Voting

  • Nola Etkin – President, UPEI Faculty Association

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