News Releases

Three students smile while walking and talking outside of the University of Windsor's Toldo Lancer Centre.
Students sit on the lawn outside of Dillon Hall.
Dec 5th, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. —  The University of Windsor has once again advanced in a prestigious global ranking, jumping more than 250 places to secure a spot among the world's top 400 sustainable institutions.

In its annual sustainability assessment released Monday, the QS World University Rankings positioned the University of Windsor at 382 out of 1,403 institutions globally. This significant jump from last year's 641-650 ranking reflects the University’s commitment to environmental responsibility, said President and Vice-Chancellor Rob Gordon.   

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence
Nov 28th, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. — A conference establishing itself as a beacon of dialogue, education and actionable strategies in the fight against gender-based violence is scheduled to take place at the University of Windsor next month.

The inaugural #IAmSahraBulle Conference, a collaborative effort between the Sahra Bulle Foundation and the University of Windsor’s Office of the Vice-President of People, Equity and Inclusion will kick off in the CAW Student Centre's Alumni Auditorium and virtually on Dec. 1.

Students, faculty and staff walk through the University of Windsor campus in this aerial photo.
Nov 20th, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. — The University of Windsor officially launched its new and bold Employee Mental Health Strategy on Monday, recognizing the crucial role workplaces play in shaping mental health.

More than 100 people gathered in the University’s Alumni Auditorium to celebrate the launch and engage in conversation about the first strategy of its kind at the University.

Clinton Beckford, Vice President of People, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Windsor, emphasized the importance of people as the heart of the institution.

Dave Andrews
Nov 21st, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. — Open any anatomy textbook and you’ll mostly find illustrations of fit, young, white males.

The University of Windsor’s Dave Andrews and the University of Calgary’s Heather Jamniczky want to change that.

Michael Akpata was appointed Superintendent of the University of Windsor's Special Constable Service on Monday, Nov. 13.
Nov 16th, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. — The University of Windsor has appointed Michael Akpata as the new superintendent of the Special Constable Service, effective Monday, Nov. 13.

Supt. Akpata, a 1989 political science graduate, brings an impressive background in policing, investigation and a deep commitment to public safety.

With 21 years of valuable experience at the Windsor Police Service and an additional 26 years of service in the Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve, Sherri Lynne Menard said Akpata is well-equipped to take on this leadership role.