Board Governance

The Board has senior oversight of the institution; it concerns itself with the long-range planning and the business affairs of the institution.

Examples of its role are the approval of the mandate, the budget, tuition fees, financial statements, investment policy, collective agreements, and the appointment of the President.

Academic Governance

General Faculties Council, subject to the authority of the board, is responsible for the academic affairs of the university.

Examples of its role are granting degrees, approval of the academic plan, academic programs, academic policies, academic calendar, academic awards, and hearing & determining student appeals.

Judiciary Governance

Judiciary Governance provides neutral, third-party support for the GFC Boards and Committees which deal with student academic standing and discipline appeals.

Governance in the Community

2019 UA Plasma Car Derby | Friday October 25 | Noon-1 pm on Social Street | Get Involved Today!

SEE THE 2019 TEAMS. Donate today! GIVE TO 2019 United Way Campaign-UofA

AMA volunteers bringing "road-side assistance" to plasma car fleet & drivers!

University Governance, Adopt a Planter

University Governance adopted a planter, filled with red flowers.

Red Tie Gala - 2017 Awards of Distinction

Darlene Bryant and Marion Haggarty-France receiving the Rising Star award on behalf of the University of Alberta.

Darlene Bryant and Marion Haggarty-France receiving the Rising Star award on behalf of the University of Alberta.

Governance Meeting Schedules

All Meeting Schedules are subject to change. Please check regularly for updates.

Governance Calendars (Google)

Governance Education


Governance 101

Next Session: February 10, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Council Chamber
(Room 2-100 CC)
2nd Floor, University Hall