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Jess Dixon, Sarah WoodruffJess Dixon, Sarah Woodruff

Appointments fill vacancies in Faculty of Human Kinetics

Provost Douglas Kneale has announced that Jess Dixon has accepted an appointment as acting dean of the Faculty of Human Kinetics, and Sarah Woodruff has accepted an appointment as acting head of the Department of Kinesiology, both taking effect Aug. 1.

“I want to thank Jess and Sarah for agreeing to step in at an important time in the life of the faculty and the University,” Dr. Kneale said. “I look forward to working with both as we navigate the uncharted waters that lie ahead in fall 2020 and winter 2021.”

Dr. Dixon has been a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology, where he teaches and mentors students in sport management and conducts research in strategic management and human resource management in sport, since 2006.

Dr. Woodruff joined the UWindsor faculty in 2009. A multidisciplinary researcher who strives to advance the health and wellness of Canadian children and adolescents, she has engaged the broader community in her work on nutrition, physical activity, and body image.

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