The University of
New Brunswick has
named Joanne Wright
dean of arts at its
Fredericton campus. Dr. Wright is
a professor of political science and
has previously served as acting
associate dean of arts and acting
dean of arts at UNB. She holds a
PhD from York University.
Mike McAllister is
the new registrar and
student affairs, at
Dalhousie University, as of May 1.
Dr. McAllister was previously
associate dean, academic, in
Dalhousie’s faculty of computer
science, where he has been a
faculty member since 1999. He
holds a PhD from the University
of British Columbia.
Stephen Price dean
of the faculty of
health, community and education,
effective July 1. Dr. Price was a
high school teacher before joining
Mount Royal as an assistant
professor, eventually becoming
chair of the department of health
and physical education. He
most recently served as interim
associate dean of the faculty of
health, community and education.
Ann Lopez has been
adviser on access
programs at the
University of Toronto, in the office
of the vice-president and provost.
Dr. Lopez is an associate professor,
teaching stream, in the department
of leadership, higher, and adult
education at the Ontario Institute
for Studies in Education at U of T,
where she served as academic
director of initial teacher educa-
tion. She was recently named
president-elect of the National
Association for Multicultural
has joined Vancouver
Island University as
of human resources. Mr. Vander-
Sluis has had a varied career in
the B.C. government as an
executive director, regional
manager, policy analyst, court
investigator and more. He was
most recently executive director,
family justice services division,
at the B.C. Ministry of Justice.
As of May 15,
Valerie Henitiuk is
of Edmonton’s vice-
president, academic, and provost.
Dr. Henitiuk was previously
executive director of MacEwan
University’s Centre for the
Advancement of Faculty Excel-
lence, special adviser for Indige-
nous initiatives and professor in
MacEwan’s department of English.
will return to York
University to become
effective July 1. A York alumna, she
served as director of alumni affairs
and director of admissions before
holding positions as vice-president,
student and community engagement, at Centennial College
and most recently assistant
vice-president, student life, at
the University of Toronto.
Martin Côté a été
par intérim de
Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC)
à compter du 26 avril dernier
et jusqu’à l’entrée en fonction
du prochain titulaire du poste.
M. Côté est actuellement vice-
recteur aux affaires étudiantes
et secrétaire général, poste qu’il
occupe depuis 2007. Il a aupara-
vant occupé la fonction de
Secrétaire général de l’UQAC
de 1993 à 2007. Le processus de
sélection en vue de la désignation
du recteur de l’UQAC est en cours.
of the Maamwizing Indigenous
Research Institute, which was
established in 2016 to promote
decolonizing approaches to
research focused on Indigenous
peoples and communities. Dr.
Pedri-Spade is an Anishinabekwe
from northwestern Ontario (Lac
des Mille Lacs First Nation), an
artist, and an assistant professor in
Laurentian’s School of Northern
and Community Studies.
Kristin Morrison has
been named assistant
development, at York
University, a role she has held on
an interim basis since January. She
was previously director of major
gifts at York, campaign director
with Toronto General & Western
Hospital Foundation and campaign
director at Ketchum Canada Inc.
Diabo is the Univer-
sity of Toronto’s
new director of
Indigenous initiatives, a position
created in response to the uni-
versity’s Truth and Reconciliation
Commission steering committee.
Mr. Hamilton-Diabo was previously director of Aboriginal
services at First Nations House.
He grew up in Kahnawà:ke
Mohawk Nation in Quebec
and holds a master’s degree
in theological studies from
has appointed Doug
dean of graduate studies, a role
he had held in an acting capacity.
Dr. Welch is an astronomer and
professor in the department of
physics and astronomy, which he
joined in 1988. In 2010, he was
awarded the Royal Society of
Canada’s McNeil Medal, for an
outstanding ability to promote
and communicate science to
students and the public.
Soo Min Toh has been
named the director
of the University of
ga’s Institute for Management
& Innovation, effective July 1.
Dr. Toh holds a PhD from Texas
A&M University and joined
UTM in 2003. She is an associate
professor of organizational
behavior, cross-appointed to the
Rotman School of Management.
The University of Manitoba has
appointed Lynn Zapshala-Kelln
effective June 5. Ms. Zapshala-Kelln
joins the university from her
position as secretary to treasury
board with the department of
finance of the Province of Manitoba, a role she has held since July
2015. She has held various other
positions in the provincial
government and is a chartered