UWindsor alumna Phebe Lam (BSc 1995, BA 1997) began a two-year appointment as acting associate vice-president, student experience, on March 22. Dr. Lam earned master’s and doctoral degrees in psychology from Wayne State University and has been teaching at the University of Windsor since 2015.
In addition to teaching the “Mentorship and Learning” course, she has helped to expand the reach of mentorship programs across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and developed new student advising and support programs, including online projects such as the Pathway to Academic and Student Success peer mentor program and the Reach Virtual Online Peer Mentor Support.
Lam has also served several roles in support of the Student Mental Health Strategy and as chair of the Senate Student Caucus.
Provost Douglas Kneale welcomed Lam to her new role.
“I sincerely appreciate her willingness to step in at a crucial time both on campus and around the globe. I know that she will enjoy the backing of colleagues all across campus, and together with her strong team she will work to support an awesome student experience at the University of Windsor,” he said in a message emailed to the campus community.