Geoff McBoyle has agreed to join us at Renison as Special Advisor to the Principal two days a week for the next six months beginning June 1, 2015. McBoyle has a long and prestigious record of service at the University of Waterloo, including serving as Provost until 2014. In his work as Provost he was a great friend to the affiliated Colleges. We are confident that his wisdom and experience will greatly enhance our capacity to move forward in planning for our institutional future.
There are other notable personnel shifts at Renison:
- Professor Hsiao D’Ailly, former Chair of the Department of Social Development Studies has agreed to take on another three year term as Chair, effective May 1 of this year
- Professor Kimie Hara has agreed to serve an additional one year term as Director of East Asian Studies.
- Professor Jeff Wilson has agreed to serve as Director of the Humanities program unit at Renison for a three year term effective, March 1, 2015.
- Ms. Marilyn Malton has served Renison as our Harassment and Discrimination Officer for the past three years. Her term ends in June. Effective June 15, Dr. Colleen McMillan, current chair of the Harassment and Discrimination Committee will begin a three year term as our new Harassment and Discrimination Officer.
(Read the message from Principal Wendy Fletcher about these changes)