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Senate

The NSCAD Senate is the university’s senior academic governing body and is required for institutional decision-making and accountability. Its authority is inscribed in the Constitution and By-Laws for the Academic Governance of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (March 21, 2005). The Senate functions through a standing committee structure consisting of 11 committees and seven subcommittees, and its membership is comprised of faculty, staff and students.

Senate Meeting Schedule

All meetings scheduled from 10 -11 a.m.

  • September 12, 2022 – minutes
  • October 3, 2022 – minutes
  • October 24, 2022 – minutes
  • November 14, 2022 – minutes
  • December 5, 2022 – minutes
  • January 23, 2023 – minutes
  • February 13, 2023 – minutes
  • March 27, 2023 – minutes
  • April 17, 2023
  • May 8, 2023 – minutes
  • May 29, 2023
  • June 19, 2023
  • September 25, 2023 – minutes
  • November 6, 2023 – minutes
  • November 27, 2023
  • December 18, 2023
  • January 8, 2024
  • January 29, 2024
  • February 26, 2024
  • March 18, 2024
  • April 8, 2024
  • April 29, 2024
Academic Senate Members

Adrian Fish
Senate Chair
Associate Professor

Dr. Peggy Shannon
President, NSCAD University

Jana Macalik
Interim Vice-President, Academic Affairs
and Research, and Provost

Alex Livingston
Member-at-Large
Professor, Painting

Anne Masterson
Academic Affairs Officer / FOIPOP Coordinator

Catherine Allen
Manager, School of Extended Studies

Glen Hougan
Division Chair, Design
Associate Professor, Design

Craig Leonard
Director, MFA Program

Mark Bovey
Associate Professor, Printmaking
Interim Division Chair, Fine Arts

Ratish Mohan
Acting Registrar

Noelle Peach
Director Teaching and Learning

Jacqueline Warwick
Interim Academic Dean 

Solomon Nagler
Interim Chair, Media Arts 

David Smith
Director, MAED Program

Leanne Dowe
CFO, NSCAD

Dr. Karin Cope
Division Chair, Art History and Contemporary Culture
Associate Professor

vacant
President, SUNSCAD

Alexandra Butu
VP, Academic, SUNSCAD

Michael LeBlanc
Member-at-Large
Associate Professor, Design

Rebecca Young
Director, Library Services

Rory MacDonald
Associate Professor
Chair, Craft Division

Rose Zack
Manager, Admissions and Enrolment Services

Dr. Rudi Meyer
Director, MDes Program

Sarah Maloney
Regular Part-Time Faculty
Chair, Foundation

Jayme Spinks
Regular Part-Time Faculty

Dave van der Wetering
NSCAD Board of Governors