Board of Governors

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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors of Mount Royal University is a governing body established by the Post-secondary Learning Act (Act) of Alberta and derives its powers from the Act.  The Board is a corporation named “The Board of Governors of Mount Royal University".

The Board shares governance responsibilities at the highest level with the General Faculties Council, the senior academic governing body, and the President’s Executive Committee.

The Board of Governors oversees the management and operation of the University’s business and affairs.  The Board is responsible for overseeing the development of the overarching strategic direction and policy framework for the University. The Board ensures that the University’s activities are consistent with its mandate, overseeing the efficient and effective use of financial and human resources to meet institutional objectives and institutional risk management. These duties are mainly discharged through oversight of the President and senior officers, who are responsible for the management and day-to-day operation of the University. In this way, the Board assumes responsibility for the stewardship of the University. 

The Board is committed to strengthening Mount Royal's reputation by providing our students with exceptional learning experiences.

We invite you to tour these pages and to learn more about Mount Royal's Board of Governors and its activities.