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REF NO.: 109

SUBJECT: Media availability regarding Board of Regents governance report

DATE: July 7

Memorial’s Board of Regents today released a report on its governance culture and practices containing 10 findings and 32 recommendations for continuous improvement.

The report concludes that the university is well governed and the relationship between the board and administration is appropriate and reflects best practices among Canadian universities. For more information, please visit here.

Denis Mahoney, chair, Board of Regents steering committee which commissioned the report, will be available for scheduled interviews between 1:30-3 p.m. today, Friday, July 7.

To schedule an interview during this time, please contact Meaghan Whelan at 864-2455 or 725-9605. Please note that this is the only window of media availability with Mr. Mahoney.

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For more information, please contact Meaghan Whelan, manager, digital communications and content management, Memorial University, at 709-864-2455 or 709-725-9605,or email


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