Faculty of Arts Communications Committee

Terms of Reference

Elected by: Members nominated by the Committee on Nominations and elected by the Faculty of Arts at the Faculty of Arts April Meeting.

Reports to: Faculty of Arts

Composition: Voting members: Five (5) Faculty members (two 2-year term and three 3-year term positions) from the Faculty of Arts. The committee elects a chair from its five (5) Faculty members for a 1-year term; One (1) Student Representative Non-voting members: One (1) Representative from Marketing and Communications; One (1) Representative from Recruitment and Administration

Purpose: The mission of the FoACC is to develop and implement strategies to communicate in a meaningful, effective, and attractive form the academic activities of the Faculty of Arts to the University community and beyond it with the support of appropriate StFX University departments (Students’ Union, Advancement, Recruitment).


1. Gain media visibility for the Faculty of Arts.

2. Inform prospective and current students about the benefits of an education in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts.

3. Inform students about educational opportunities within the Faculty of Arts (across programs).

4. Attract new students to the Faculty of Arts.

5. Highlight collaborations between departments and faculties.

6. Contribute to the creation of a community around the Faculty of Arts.


1. The FoACC should elect a chair from its faculty members.

2. The FoACC will focus on:

a) Communicating with Students i. Prospective students; ii. Current students; iii. International Students; iv. Alumni

b) Communicating with the University community

c) Communicating with the wider community i. Press; ii. Alumni

Committee Elected By: 
Committee Active/Inactive/Obsolete: 

Committee Membership

Name Role Term Start End Comment
Ken Penner N/a 2 Year 2019-01-01 2020-12-31 Faculty of Arts
Linda Darwish N/a 3 Year 2017-10-01 2020-12-31 Faculty of Arts
Fraser Summerfield N/a 1 Year 2019-01-01 2019-12-31 Faculty of Arts
Karen Blair N/a 3 Year 2017-01-01 2019-12-31 Faculty of Arts
Fraser Summerfield N/a 1 Year 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 Faculty of Arts
Wojciech Tokarz N/a 3 Year 2017-01-01 2019-01-01 Faculty of Arts (Sabbatical)
Jonathan Rosborough N/a 2 Year 2017-01-01 2018-12-31 Faculty of Arts
Rhonda Semple N/a 1 Year 2017-01-01 2018-01-01 Sabbatical
Ryan Billington N/a 1 Year 2017-01-01 2017-10-01 Resigned