University governance is an important and hot topic, I look forward to presenting, speaking and continuing the discussion.


December 14th, 2022

On December 14th Cheryl will be speaking about the intersection of university governance and labour relations.  Watch the CHERD website for the link to register.


November 15th, 2022

On November 15th, Cheryl has been invited back to speak about Governance and Administration at the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) Vice President OnBoarding Conference.

November 18th, 2022

On November 18th, Cheryl will be speaking with Julia Eastman at the Council of Ontario University Secretaries’ conference.  In this one-hour armchair chat, Julia and Cheryl will explore the last chapter of Julia’s recent book – and will elaborate on those aspects that give rise to particularly relevant advice for university governance professionals as they support more effective university governance at their institutions. 

October 18th, 2022

Cheryl has been invited to speak at a Faculty Bargaining Services webinar on October 18th about the intersection of governance and labour relations. This webinar is open to FBS members only.

JUNE 16th, 2022

Cheryl was invited by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) to participate as a panellist at their June 16th conference.  The panel presented to COU university board members and presidents about the implications of the recent report of the Auditor General of Ontario on Laurentian University.

May 3-4, 2022

On May 3rd and 4th, 2022 Cheryl spoke in Ottawa at the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) Inaugural Vice President OnBoarding Conference.  She delivered a session on “Governance and Administration”, and supported sessions on Academic Culture, University Risk Management, and University Labour Relations.

APRIL 27, 2022

Cheryl spoke at the Senate of Canada on April 27th, 2022 regarding Bill S-215, an Act respecting measures in relation to the financial stability of post-secondary institutions.


APRIL 27, 2022

Cheryl spoke about whether it’s possible to establish a set of nationally-applicable university governance best practices.


University Governance 101- a very brief introduction

Cheryl gave a high-level overview of university governance to Ontario Bar Association Members in the context of a program on Post-Secondary Institutions and Insolvency.