University and director of
knowledge translation at the
Canadian Institutes of Health
Research, among other roles.
has been appointed
dean of Dalhousie
School of Law for a five-year
term, beginning Sept. 1. She is
currently dean of law at the
University of Windsor. Prior to
her time at U of Windsor, she held
appointments at the University
of Melbourne and at City
University of Hong Kong.
director of social innovation and
social entrepreneurship. In this
role, she will be responsible for
creating social innovation zones
and funding co-curricular activities
as part of Laurier’s J. W. McConnell
Family Foundation’s RECODE
program. Dr. Benham Rennick is
an associate professor in Laurier’s
global studies department.
has named Debbie
McGugan dean of the
library. During her
18 years working at MacEwan,
Ms. McGugan has been chair of
library services, associate director
of learning and instructional
services, acting chief librarian
and associate dean of libraries.
Her three-year appointment
began on July 1.
The University of
Guelph has appointed
Jeff Wichtel dean
of the Ontario
Veterinary College and professor
in the department of population
medicine. He comes to Guelph
from the University of Prince
Edward Island’s Atlantic Veteri-
nary College, where he is a
professor and associate dean of
graduate studies and research.
His five-year term begins Oct. 1.
Robert Silver has
chancellor of the
CBC producer Alex
Freedman has been
named chief of staff
to the president of
Ottawa law professor
house has been
awarded the 2015 Molson Prize
for social sciences by the Canada
Council for the Arts. The Molson
Prizes, worth $50,000 each,
reward and encourage contribu-
tions to Canada’s cultural and
intellectual heritage. Author MG
Vassanji, two-time winner of the
Giller Prize for Canadian fiction,
was awarded the Molson Prize
for the arts.
Francine Ruest Jutras
a été élu, le 8 juin
du conseil d’admi-
nistration de l’Université du
Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)
pour un mandat renouvelable
d’un an. Première femme élue à la
présidence de l’Union des munici-
palités du Québec (2002 à 2004),
Mme Ruest Jutras a été mairesse
de Drummondville pendant
26 ans (1987 à 2013), après avoir
siégé comme conseillère munici-pale pendant quatre ans.
Sonia Trudel has
sity’s chief financial
officer. She begins at Concordia
on Aug. 17 as a special adviser to
the president for the 2014-15
fiscal year and will assume the
CFO role on Sept. 21. A bilingual
CPA-CA, Ms. Trudel has more
than 20 years of senior manage-
Dawn Russell will
continue as president
of St. Thomas
has renewed the
as dean of the faculty of business
administration for a fifth four-
year term. Dr. Dadgostar joined
Lakehead University as an assistant
professor of economics in 1983
and moved to the faculty of
business administration in 1986.
The University of
Golding as chair of
the board of governors for a
two-year term, effective July 1. Mr.
Golding, president of KPLG
Advisory Services Inc. and a
former senior executive with
Maple Leaf Foods, has previously
chaired several U of G board com-
Lesley Brown has
dent, academic, at the University
of Lethbridge for a five-year term.
A professor of kinesiology,
Dr. Brown previously served as
interim vice-president, research.
Her appointment began July 1.
The University of
Hosgood dean of the
faculty of health sciences for a
third five-year term, starting July
1. Formerly chair of the depart-
ment of history, Dr. Hosgood was
also recently named to the Alberta
Health Research Task Force.
Robert Wood has
dean of graduate studies at the
University of Lethbridge.
Dr. Wood has been dean since
January 2011. Before that he
served as interim head of the