Composition of Senate

The membership of Senate reflects the University’s main academic structures (Faculties and units). The composition of Senate is determined by the The York University Act, 1965.  The Rules of Senate set out the detailed composition of Senate membership.

Membership of Senate 2019-2020

Total 168

Ex Officio Members (21)

Faculty Elected by Councils (99)

  • School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (7)
  • Faculty of Education (4)
  • Faculty of Environmental Studies (4)
  • Glendon College (8)
  • Faculty of Health (12)
  • Lassonde School of Engineering (8)
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (36)
  • Osgoode Hall Law School (4)
  • Schulich School of Business (5)
  • Faculty of Science (11)

Elected Librarians and Archivists (2)

Student Representatives (28)

Chairs of Senate Committees (estimated at 5)

Other Members (13)

Senate Members