David Wallace is the
new chief informa-
tion officer at the
University of Water-
loo. His term began in July. Mr.
Wallace was most recently the
City of Toronto’s chief information
officer. Previously he was vice-
president, national public sector
program, at Chartwell IRM.
was appointed chair
of Mount Allison
of regents. A board member since
2003, Ms. Crawford is a lawyer
who specializes in corporate
governance. She also has provided
leadership as a volunteer for
non-profit organizations, includ-
ing NOVA Montreal and the
University Women’s Club of
The University of
Sylvie Albert dean of
the faculty of busi-
ness and economics for a five-year
term, effective Aug. 15. Dr. Albert
comes from Laurentian Univer-
sity, where she was associate dean
of the faculty of management and
an associate professor of strategy
in the MBA program.
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Comuzzi its new
relations. She assumed her new
responsibilities in August. She was
previously president and CEO of
the Children’s Health Foundation.
She has also held positions as
national executive director of the
Sunshine Foundation of Canada
and director for planning, develop-
ment and field operations with
the Canadian Cancer Society.
Franco Vaccarino was reappointed
vice-president, University of
Toronto and principal, University
of Toronto Scarborough, for a
second term. The new five-year term
began July 1. Dr. Vaccarino began
his career at U of T in 1984 as an
assistant professor of psychology.
Before taking on the role of
vice-president and principal, he
served as chair of the department
for a five-year term starting Aug. 1.
Most recently, she held the same
position at the University of
Northern British Columbia. She
was also previously associate
university librarian, collection
services and assessment, at the
University of Regina.
The Association of
and Universities of
King’s University College
principal David Sylvester as their
representative to the board of
the Association of Catholic Colleges
and Universities. Dr. Sylvester’s
appointment is for three years
and began in April.
André Bourret a
été nommé directeur
et de la recherche de
l’École nationale d’administration
publique (ENAP) pour un mandat
de cinq ans à compter du 30 juillet
2012. M. Bourret possède une
large expérience des établissements
universitaires, notamment ceux
du réseau de l’Université du
Québec. Il y est reconnu comme
un chef de file en matière de
développement des programmes
d’études, d’innovation en formation et en recherche ainsi que de
valorisation de l’enseignement. Il
a entre autres dirigé pendant huit
ans le Bureau de l’enseignement
et des programmes de l’Université
du Québec à Montréal.
The University of Toronto reappointed Paul Young its vice-president, research, effective July 1.
He was first appointed to the
position in 2007. Before that, Dr.
Young was chair of civil engineering at U of T. He was also the
first director of the university’s
Lassonde Institute for Engineering Geoscience.
Glenn Moulaison is
the new dean of arts
at the University of
Winnipeg , effective
July 1. Dr. Moulaison has been a
member of the U of Winnipeg
community since 2005, teaching
in the department of modern
languages and literature. He has
served as acting chair and chair of
the department, and subsequently
as associate dean and acting dean
of the faculty of arts.
The University of
Ottawa Heart Institute
appointed Peter Liu
its new scientific
director. Dr. Liu was the inaugural
director of the Heart & Stroke/
Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence
at the University of Toronto.
He has also held the position of
scientific director of the Institute
of Circulatory and Respiratory
Health at the Canadian Institutes
of Health Research.
The University of British Columbia
selected Kari Grist to be managing
director of the newly created
department of communications
and marketing , effective July 1.
Ms. Grist comes to UBC after
serving as senior vice-president,
marketing and client engagement,
with Offsetters, a carbon-offset
management company. She has
also served as vice-president,
marketing, for Vancity, Canada’s
largest Credit Union.
Lon Knox was appointed secretary
of Queen’s University, effective
Aug. 15. Mr. Knox was previously
university secretary and general
counsel at Trent University, and
before that served as senior
solicitor with the City of Oshawa
Institute for Nano-
technology has named
Marie D’Iorio its new
executive director. The institute is
operated as a partnership between
the National Research Council
and the University of Alberta.
Dr. D’Iorio had been serving as
NINT’s interim director since last
year. Before that, she was director
general of the National Research
Council of Canada Institute for
Coe the new dean of
the faculty of science.
The appointment is for a five-year
term beginning Aug. 1. Dr. Coe
comes to Ryerson from York
University, where she was associate
dean, research and partnerships,
in the faculty of science and
Bruce Muirhead is the new
associate vice-president, external
research, at the University of
Waterloo, effective July 1. A