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Director of Faculty Relations appointed

Geoff Williams appointed to Office of Faculty Relations

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Dean of Pharmacy appointed

Dr. Shawn Bugden appointed dean of School of Pharmacy

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Senate receives updates

Memorial University’s academic governing body held a special meeting recently to discuss issues of critical importance to the institution.

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New university registrar

Thomas Nault appointed university registrar at Memorial

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Dean appointed to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The search committee for the role of dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has completed its work and recommended Dr. Jennifer Simpson for the position.

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Acting dean appointed

Dr. Dennis Peters has been appointed acting dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science effective Sept. 1, 2017, until Nov. 30, 2017.

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Dean appointed to the Faculty of Business Administration

The search committee for the role of dean of the Faculty of Business Administration has completed its work and has recommended Dr. Isabelle Dostaler for the position.

 

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SAO Competency Development Model featured in University Manager magazine

A leadership development model created by a team from Memorial University has been featured in University Manager magazine's summer 2017 edition

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Acting dean

Dr. Rhonda Joy has been appointed acting dean of the Faculty of Education effective April 17, 2017, until July 17, 2017.

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Call for submissions

Memorial is accepting applications for the Vice-Presidents Council Cross-Campus Initiatives Fund and Conference Fund.

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Dean reappointed

Dr. Greg Naterer has been renewed for a second term as dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science effective Aug. 1, 2017.

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Search committee, director, Faculty Relations

A search committee has been established for the role of director, Faculty Relations.

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Transformational teaching

Educators from across disciplines and campuses will gather on Memorial’s St. John’s campus for a day of reflection, conversation, transformation and community-building on April 27.

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University-wide consultation on draft Learning & Teaching Framework 2017-2022

Unviersity seeking input on draft Learning & Teaching Framework 2017-2022.

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Update on Blundon Centre Review Report Recommendations

Since the release of the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre Review Report in Nov. 2016, Memorial University has been moving forward to address the recommendations presented in the report, and has initiated a comprehensive consultation process to revise the Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Policy. 

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Aboriginal Peoples Week

The second annual Aboriginal Peoples Week at Memorial University’s St. John’s campus will take place from March 20-24.

 

 

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Integrating units

Board approves integration of Office of Student Recruitment with Office of the Registrar

 

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Supports for Memorial students,faculty and staff affected by U.S travel restrictions

Memorial University is providing supports for students, faculty and staff affected by the U.S travel restrictions. Read more here.

 

 

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Statement from Memorial

Support for students and faculty affected by U.S. travel restrictions

 

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Employment Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee membership

In late 2016, Dr. Noreen Golfman, provost and vice-president (academic), requested recommendations from the university community for the appointment of five employees to the new Employment Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee. Vice-Presidents Council has established the committee for the purpose of providing advice on matters relating to diversity, equity and inclusion in employment.  

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Leadership roles

Board approves senior appointments; VPR search set to begin

 

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Inclusion report

Memorial releases report on Aboriginal student experience

 

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Teaching and Learning Framework Review

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) has initiated a review to assess the outcomes of the Teaching and Learning Framework and pave the way for a new framework. 

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International reach

National award for outstanding service to international education

 

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A review of the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre

Memorial releases review of the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre

 

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Review committee established for dean of Engineering and Applied Scence

Review of Memorial's dean of engineering and applied science begins

 

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Search committees established

Search committees established for leadership roles

 

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Leadership change in the Office of the Registrar

Sheila Singleton, a longtime employee of Memorial University, will retire from her position as university registrar on Nov. 24, 2016.

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Starting out

Memorial welcomes new academic staff members at orientation session

 

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New academic leadership

Dr. Sean Cadigan appointed associate vice-president (academic) programs, complement planning and development.

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Director appointed to Labrador Institute

Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo appointed director of the Labrador Institute

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Academic leadership changes

A number of important academic leadership changes that will take place in the coming months were approved by the Board of Regents on June 8, 2016. 

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Susan Cleyle appointed university librarian

The search committee for the position of university librarian has completed its work and has recommended Susan Cleyle for the position. President Gary Kachanoski has accepted the recommendation and the Board of Regents approved the appointment on June 8, 2016. Ms. Cleyle will begin a five-year term effective Aug. 1, 2016.

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Dr. Margaret Steele appointed dean of the Faculty of Medicine

The search committee for the dean of the Faculty of Medicine has completed its work and has recommended Dr. Margaret Steele for the position. President Gary Kachanoski has accepted the recommendation and the Board of Regents approved the appointment on June 8, 2016. Dr. Steele will begin a five-year term effective Aug. 15, 2016. 

 

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Call for proposals

The Cross-Campus Initiatives Fund and Conference Fund are now accepting applications.

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Search committee and position profile established for new academic leadership role

Dr. Noreen Golfman, provost and vice-president (academic), has established a search committee and finalized a position profile for the new role of associate vice-president (academic), programs, complement planning and development.

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New dean for the School of Graduate Studies

The search committee for the dean of the School of Graduate Studies has completed its work and has recommended Dr. Aimée Surprenant for the position.

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Dean reappointed in the Faculty of Education

Dr. Kirk Anderson has been renewed for a second term as dean of the Faculty of Education effective Sept. 1, 2016.

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Leadership change in the School of Pharmacy

Dr. Carlo Marra, dean of the School of Pharmacy, has accepted the role of dean of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He will remain in his role at Memorial until Aug. 1, 2016. 

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Dean appointed

The Search Committee for the Dean of the School of Music has completed its work and has recommended Dr. Ian Sutherland for the position.

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Budget process - amendment to the Procedure for Travel Requests

In advance of the 2016 provincial budget, Memorial has been asked by government to consider various cost-saving scenarios for discussion during this year’s budget process.

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Administrative Leave Policy - draft for consultation

 On September 22, 2015, Vice-Presidents Council approved a proposal for a revised policy Administrative Leave for Academic Administrators

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Academic leadership updates

Two academic leadership appointments were approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting on Dec. 3, 2015.

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Leadership changes in the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

At its meeting on Dec. 3, 2015, the Board of Regents approved a proposal to restructure the academic leadership team in the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic). 

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Search committee established for new dean of the School of Graduate Studies

A search committee for a new dean of the School of Graduate Studies has been established.

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Historic day

Dr. Noreen Golfman, provost and vice-president (academic), was installed as Memorial’s first female pro vice-chancellor during spring convocation May 26.

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Contact

Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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