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REF NO.: 85

SUBJECT: Acting President has strong connection to Memorial
DATE: Jan. 4, 2008

Dr. Eddy Campbell, an academic with strong ties to Memorial University of Newfoundland and to the province, has assumed the position of acting president and vice-chancellor of the university. He took over the role from departing president, Dr. Axel Meisen on Jan. 1.
Dr. Campbell holds two degrees from Memorial and a PhD from the University of Toronto. He will serve as acting president of Memorial until a new president is appointed by the Board of Regents. An announcement of the results of the Board’s search for a new president is expected later this winter.
Before assuming the role of acting president, Dr. Campbell served as Memorial’s vice-president (academic) since 2004. Prior to coming to Memorial as vice-president, Dr. Campbell served as associate dean of the Faculty Arts and Science at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont.

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