News

Memorial's COVID-19 response

The latest information on Memorial's response to COVID-19 is available here.

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IPC reports

Integrated Planning Committee completes consultation and recommendation reports.

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Equity, diversity and inclusion

A Q&A with renowned scholar Dr. Malinda Smith

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Update on search for dean, School of Social Work

The search committee for the role of dean, School of Social Work has released a position advertisement and full position profile. Full details on the role are available here.

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Search committee - director, Wellness and Counselling Centre

A search committee has been established for the role of director, Student Wellness and Counselling Centre.

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Search committee established

In accordance with the Procedures Governing the Appointment, Review, Promotion and Tenure of Academic Administrators, a search committee has been established for the role of dean, School of Social Work.

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Dean of Nursing - review

Dr. Alice Gaudine’s appointment as Dean, Faculty of Nursing expires on December 4, 2019. Dr. Gaudine has indicated her desire to be reappointed for a second term, and in accordance with the Procedures Governing the Appointment, Review, Promotion and Tenure of Academic Administrators, a review committee has been established with the following membership:
Elected:

  • Dr. Joy Maddigan
  • Dr. Caroline Porr
  • Dr. Sandra Small
  • Ms. Kathleen Stevens


Appointed:

  • Dr. Sean Cadigan, Associate Vice-President (Academic)
  • Mr. Brad Greeley, Student representative, MUNSU
  • Dr. Jennifer Simpson, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Dr. Kathy Watkins, Director, Centre for Nursing Studies


The review process requires broad consultation with the faculty and the university community. In due course, the committee will be seeking the input of faculty members, staff and students. Such input is critically important to the process, and I encourage everyone to participate.

 

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What We Did

Integrated Planning Committee completes budget report

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Teaching and Learning 2.0

Memorial University is launching a renewed Teaching and Learning Framework (TLF), building on the spirit of collaboration and community in 21st-century learning that was the focus of the first TLF, launched in 2011.

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

At its Oct. meeting, the Board of Regents approved changes to the organizational structure of the leadership team reporting to the provost and vice-president (academic). The resulting structure is a more streamlined and more cohesive senior academic leadership group that will act in an advisory capacity to the provost and vice-president (academic).

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University Buildings Strategy - Science Building

As Memorial prepares for the planned fall 2020 opening of the Core Science Facility (CSF) and Animal Resource Centre (ARC), and relocation of units currently located in the Chemistry/Physics, Science, Engineering and Applied Science and Biotechnology Buildings, the opportunity to evaluate the utilization of space on campus has become a priority.

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Search committee established

A search committee has been established for the role of dean, Faculty of Education

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Director appointed to CITL

Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning role filled

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Dean appointed

Dr. Linda Rohr to take helm of School of Human Kinetics and Recreation

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Search committee established for AVP(A), Students

A search committee has been established for the role of Associate Vice-President (Academic), Students.

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Review of Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Dr. Noreen Golfman, provost and vice-president (academic) has initiated a review of CITL.

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Budget consultations

Memorial University is seeking input from faculty, staff and students to inform the university’s budget plan for the 2018-2019 budget cycle and beyond. 

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Searches begin

Search committees established for leadership roles in HKR, CITL

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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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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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A review of the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre

Memorial releases review of the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre

 

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Search committees established

Search committees established for leadership roles

 

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Contact

Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000