About the GSA

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) Dean Selection Committee

Opportunity to Serve: One (1) Graduate Student


The GSA Nominating Committee (GSA NoC) invites nominations from graduate students to fill the one (1) vacancy on the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) Dean Selection Committee.



If you are interested in putting your name forward to serve on this committee, please fill out the attached form and email it to gsa.nomcomm@ualberta.ca by Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM (Noon).


Nominations received will be circulated as submitted via email to the GSA NoC.



In accordance with University of Alberta Policies and Procedures Online (UAPPOL) regulations on Faculty Deans Selection Procedure (found here), the FGSR Dean Selection Committee, chaired by University Deputy Provost Wendy Rodgers, will be tasked with leading the search for the next Vice-Provost and Dean of FGSR.



Full composition of the committee can be found here. The committee is comprised of “two (2) graduate students, selected by the Graduate Students’ Association”. In accordance with GSA Bylaw and Policy, GSA President Sasha van der Klein will serve as one of the two graduate students.  The remaining seat will be filled by the GSA NoC, as per this advertisement.



Members must be available to attend all meetings of the committee:







September 19, 2018

1:30 - 4 pm

First Meeting


September 21, 2018

12 - 1 pm

Town Hall


October 19, 2018

1:30 - 4 pm

Second Meeting


November 23, 2018

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Third Meeting


December 14, 2018

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Fourth Meeting


January 14-18, 2019

8 am - 4 pm

Interviews (Closed)


January 28-30, 2019

8 am - 4 pm

Small Group Meetings and Final Interview (Open)


February 26, 2019

9 am -12pm

Fifth Meeting

Should insufficient applications be received by the above deadline, the GSA NoC will commence a directed search process to fill remaining vacancies.

If you are not selected for service, we will notify you and we will ask for permission to keep your name and resume/bio on file for other possible committee openings.