Kathryn Carter has been appointed associate vice-president: teaching and learning. She had served in the role in an acting capacity since July 2015. Carter begins her five-year, three-month term April 1.
Paul Jessop, dean of the Faculty of Science, will serve as acting vice-president: academic until June 30, 2018, allowing the university to conduct a search for a new provost and vice-president: academic, a role previously held by incoming president Deborah MacLatchy.
Pamela Bryden, chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been appointed acting dean of the Faculty of Science. She will serve in the role until June 30, 2018.
Robert Gordon, Laurier’s vice-president: research, will take on the additional role of acting provost until June 30, 2018. As acting provost, Gordon will co-chair the budget committee and work to further integrate teaching, research and community engagement at the university.
Jan Basso has been appointed assistant vice-president: experiential learning and career development. She previously served as director of co-operative education and career development. Basso possesses more than 40 years experience in the career development field.