Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.92
Liaison Julien-Pierre Lacombe
Submission Date Nov. 14, 2018
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Ecole de Technologie Superieure
PA-3: Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 3.00 Julien-Pierre Lacombe
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Do the institution’s students have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a student council)? :
Yes

Do the institution’s students have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body?:
Yes

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which students are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

Article 3 of the letters patent adopted by decree 261-92 of the government of Quebec on February 26, 1992 and published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on March 18, 1992 dictate the composition of the board of directors. Here is the passage mentioning the necessary inclusion of a student on the ÉTS board of directors: « c) three (3) people nominated by the government under the recommandation of the minister of higher education and science, including two (2) professors from the university, appointed for three (3) years and designated by the university faculty, and one (1) student of the university, nominated for two (2) years and designated by students of the university ».

Article 6,2 of interne manegement law of ÉTS dictate the composition of the studies commission. Here is the passage mentioning that two (2) ÉTS students are members of the studies commission : « h) two (2) ÉTS students designated by the student association administration council, in accordant with the accreditation and funding of students associations law whose mandate is for one (1) year. »

On an informal basis the president of the student association of ÉTS and the general manager of ÉTS organise several meetings during the year to discuss specific issues. Otherwise, the different students elected at the student association organise informal meetings with their president and the ÉTS managers that are involved in the same expertise field.


Do the institution’s staff members have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a staff council)?:
Yes

Do the institution’s non-supervisory staff members have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body?:
Yes

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which staff are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

The union of ÉTS employees (SEÉTS). The purpose of SEÉTS is to protect and promote the professional, scientific, economic, social and cultural interests of its active and retired members and workers in general. It also ensures that its members and workers benefit from the advantages and strength of collective bargaining so that they can enjoy a better standard of living and better working conditions.

Article 3 of the letters patent adopted by decree 261-92 of the government of Quebec on February 26, 1992 and published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on March 18, 1992 dictate the composition of the board of directors. Here is the passage mentioning the necessary inclusion of an employee on the ÉTS board of directors: « d) two (2) people from the university, internal or external, or college environment, appointed for three (3) years by the government on the recommendation of the assembly of governors of the Université du Québec ».


Do the institution’s teaching and research faculty have a representative body through which they can participate in governance (e.g. a faculty senate)?:
Yes

Do the institution’s teaching and research faculty have an elected representative on the institution’s highest governing body? :
Yes

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which teaching and research faculty are engaged in governance, including information to support each affirmative response above:

The professors have a union called the Association of the professors of ÉTS. The purpose of the Association is to protect and promote the professional interests of the ÉTS professors.

Article 3 of the letters patent adopted by decree 261-92 of the government of Quebec on February 26, 1992 and published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on March 18, 1992 dictate the composition of the board of directors. Here is the passage mentioning the necessary inclusion of a professors on the ÉTS board of directors: « c) three (3) people nominated by the government under the recommandation of the minister of higher education and science, including two (2) professors from the university, appointed for three (3) years and designated by the university faculty, and one (1) student of the university, nominated for two (2) years and designated by students of the university ».

Article 6,2 of interne mangement law of ÉTS dictate the composition of the studies commission. Here is the passage mentioning that three (3) ÉTS professors are members of the studies commission : « e) three (3) professors nominated by the administration council for three years mandates. »


Does the institution have written policies and procedures to identify and engage external stakeholders (i.e. local residents) in land use planning, capital investment projects, and other institutional decisions that affect the community?:
No

A copy of the written policies and procedures:
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The policies and procedures:

Beginning in the fall of 2017, ÉTS conducted a broad consultation with internal and external stakeholders to develop its campus urban development plan. For external influencers and partners, a series of consultations began in November 2017 and continued until the end of February 2018. Preliminary concepts were presented and comments and suggestions from municipal and socio-economic stakeholders, Griffintown stakeholders, our commercial tenants, as well as stakeholders involved in transportation and heritage were received. In all, 38 organizations represented by 57 people were met.

All the details and documentation is available here : https://www.etsmtl.ca/ETS/A-propos/developpement-campus-ets


Does the institution have formal participatory or shared governance bodies through which community members representing the interests of the following stakeholder groups can regularly participate in institutional governance?:
Yes or No
Local government and/or educational organizations No
Private sector organizations Yes
Civil society (e.g. NGOs, NPOs) No

A brief description of the bodies and mechanisms through which external stakeholders are engaged in institutional governance (including information about each stakeholder group selected above):

Article 3 of the letters patent adopted by decree 261-92 of the government of Quebec on February 26, 1992 and published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on March 18, 1992 dictate the composition of the board of directors. Here is the passage mentioning the necessary inclusion of external stakeholders on the ÉTS board of directors:
« (d) two persons from the academic community, internal or external, or from the collegial community, appointed for three years by the Government on the recommendation of the Board of Governors of the Université du Québec;
(e) seven persons from industry appointed for three years by the Government on the recommendation of the Minister, after consultation with the groups concerned more representative of this environment;
(f) and a graduate of the ÉTS appointed for three years by the Government on the
recommendation of the Minister, after consultation with the HTA Board of Directors. »


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