a professor in the department of
supply chain and business technology management and a certified
chartered director. She serves on
the board of directors of the
Société de l’assurance automobile
du Québec and Hydro-Québec.
has named Gervan
Fearon its next
vice-chancellor, effective Aug. 1.
Dr. Fearon has held several senior
leadership roles at Canadian
universities, most recently as
president of Brandon University.
He was previously dean of the
G. Raymond Chang School of
Continuing Education at Ryerson
University, associate dean at York
University’s faculty of liberal and
professional studies, visiting
scholar at the University of
l’Université de Toronto avant
de devenir professeur titulaire
au Département de philosophie
de l’U de M. Jusqu’à l’entrée
en vigueur de sa nomination, il
occupait le poste de vice-recteur
associé à la recherche, à la découverte, à la création et à l’innovation.
Il a également été le directeur et
président de l’Association francophone pour le savoir – Acfas.
has named Steven
Aug. 1. Since 2015, Dr. Robinson
has been vice-president, academic,
and provost, also serving as
acting president as needed. He
joined Brandon U’s department
of philosophy in 1996 and was
promoted to associate professor,
serving three terms as chair of
Todd Martin is the
new dean of Trinity
faculty of humanities
and social sciences, as of May 1.
A faculty member since 2008,
Dr. Martin brings experience as
a pastor and financial advisor to
his role. Dr. Martin holds a doctor
of philosophy in sociology of
family from the University of
York University has
effective June 14.
Mr. Sorbara, formerly a long-serving member of provincial
parliament, has held senior
cabinet roles in the governments
of Ontario premiers David
Peterson and Dalton McGuinty.
Mr. Sorbara holds a bachelor of
arts from York’s Glendon campus,
Washington, and associate
professor at York University. Dr.
Fearon holds a PhD in economics
from Western University. He is
a chartered professional accountant whose career includes several
years in the Ontario government
as senior analyst in the Ministry
of Finance and executive assistant
to the deputy minister in the
Ministry of Agriculture, Food
and Rural Affairs.
a été nommé doyen
de la Faculté des arts
et des sciences de
l’Université de Montréal
(U de M). Son mandat de cinq ans
a débuté le 1er juin dernier et
prendra fin en 2022. Diplômé
en philosophie de l’U de M et de
l’Université Duke, M. Bouchard
a fait des études postdoctorales à
Since July 1, matthew
heinz is the first
studies – a newly created position
– at Royal Roads University.
Dr. heinz joined Royal Roads in
2005 as an associate professor and
director of the school of communication and culture. He became
dean of the faculty of social and
applied sciences in 2011 and
founding dean of the college of
interdisciplinary studies in 2016,
a role he will continue to hold
alongside his new appointment.
Marie Croteau dean
of the John Molson
School of Business, effective
June 1. Dr. Croteau will be the first
female dean of the JMSB. She is
Western University MS researcher wins prestigious Taylor Prize
V. Wee Yong is the recipient of the 2017 J. Allyn
Taylor International Prize in Medicine, awarded
by Western University’s Robarts Research Institute.
Dr. Yong is a world-leading multiple sclerosis
researcher at the Cumming School of Medicine
at the University of Calgary who has dedicated his career to
understanding the disease and translating his lab findings
into new treatments. He holds the Canada Research Chair
in Neuroimmunology, co-directs the MS Neuro Team of the
Hotchkiss Brain Institute in Calgary and directs the Alberta
MS Network. Most recently, Dr. Yong and his team have
demonstrated that a common acne medication called
minocycline delays the onset of MS for patients in the
early stages of the disease.