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Leo Groarke

University VPs gather for discussion in Windsor

Hosting a meeting of the Ontario Council of Academic Vice-Presidents not only shows the University of Windsor’s willingness to support its work, says provost Leo Groarke: “It ensures that a group of important decision-makers are familiar with us and what we do.”

Windsor’s campus hosted the group May 7 and 8, bringing together academic vice-presidents from every Ontario university. It was only the second occasion Windsor played host; the first was in May 2006.

UWindsor commits nearly $2.5 million to projects supporting University’s mission, vision and values

In an ongoing effort to support its strategic plan, Thinking Forward, Taking Action, the University of Windsor has committed nearly $2.5 million in 2012/13 funding for new initiatives and programs to improve the student experience, pursue strengths in research and graduate education, recruit and retain the best faculty and staff, and engage in and build community and international partnerships.

Job posting from Human Resources: 2011-13-29

The following union position is available to internal bargaining unit members only. Bargaining unit members interested in this position are requested to apply in writing by completing an 'Application for Transfer' form and forwarding it to: Department of Human Resources on or before 4 p.m. on the posting closing date. Please note: Union positions are covered by the union collective agreement, therefore, please be aware that we must allow our qualified unionized staff the first opportunity for transfer or promotion to these positions.

Report calls for support of inter-disciplinary programs and research

Saying they believe the university should create a set of structures, policies, and practices that facilitate and encourage inter-disciplinary programs and research, members of a review committee have issued a series of recommendations for discussion by Senate at its November meeting.

They include:

Science celebrates student successes

Krystal Chan didn’t make the dean’s honour roll in her first year, so reaching that goal in her second made it all the sweeter.

The biology major was one of more than 100 honour students on hand as the Faculty of Science celebrated its high-achieving undergraduates on Friday, September 9. The faculty also welcomed 67 new students who entered the University with an average of 90 percent or higher. The reception addressed by UWindsor president Alan Wildeman and computer science alumnus Ali Al-Aasm, founder of application developer Red Piston.