Lori Campbell appointed Director, Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Lori Campbell outdoors on a farm

St. Paul’s University College is pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Campbell as the new Director of Shatitsirótha’ Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre (WISC).

Ms. Campbell is a 2-Spirit nēhiyaw āpihtāwikosisān iskwew from Treaty 6 territory in kīwētinohk kisiskāciwan with matrilineal ties to mōniyawi-sākahikanihk.

She holds two undergraduate degrees (Indigenous Studies and Psychology) and a Master’s degree in Adult Education from the University of Regina. She is currently working towards a PhD in Social Justice Education through OISE at the University of Toronto.

She joins St. Paul’s from Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Regina, where she was Coordinator of the Indigenous Students’ Centre and counsellor to Indigenous students. Previous to that, she taught Indigenous Studies courses at the University of Regina and the First Nations University of Canada.

The Principal of St. Paul’s, Richard Myers, is delighted with the appointment. “Lori has the experience and the personal qualities to provide strong leadership for the WISC in this critical period. Universities Canada has committed all member institutions to adopt strategies for indigenizing our campuses. The role of the WISC will be increasingly important, and Lori is just the person to lead it.”

Welcome to St. Paul's and the University of Waterloo, Lori!