The most recent U of G Board of Governors meeting was held Jan. 26. Below are key highlights from the meeting. A full synopsis of the meeting is available on the University Secretariat’s website.

Capital Plan

The University has over 7.1 million square feet of space spread across almost 150 buildings. With a weighted average building age of approximately 51 years, significant ongoing reinvestment is required to keep these facilities in a good state of repair.

The annual capital plan is used to set priorities for facility renewal, major renovations and significant construction projects. On Jan. 26, the Board approved the expenditure of $28.4 million for a variety of capital renewal projects ranging from service tunnel repairs to exterior rehabilitation of student residence buildings.

Updates from Senior Leadership

President Charlotte Yates and members of University leadership provided the Board with updates on a number of key initiatives including:

The next regular Board of Governors meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Regular board meetings are open to the public. Guests wishing to view the meeting may request to do so by emailing