Leadership on the Commons

Winter Conference Lancer Leadership Series

Winter Conference - Lancer Leadership Series

January 12 & 13, 2024

The Student Success and Leadership Centre in collaboration with the Lancer Leadership Network is delighted to offer an exciting program for the winter conference. Our Student Leadership theme this year is Leadership on the Commons! Utilizing "the commons" as a form of organizing resources and as a leadership model has existed since antiquity (Singh, Thompson, and Curry, 2021). Learn how to organize resources and sustainable practices. Begin your journey of dynamic leadership and becoming a known personality on campus!

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Keynote Presenter

Robert Gordon is the seventh President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Windsor. He previously served as Provost and Vice-President, Academic, and Vice-President, Research, at Wilfrid Laurier University and as Dean of the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph.


A leading authority on environmental issues and agricultural engineering, he held a Canada Research Chair in Environmental Resource Management and headed the environmental management section of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture.

Throughout his leadership roles, Gordon has maintained a strong research profile, publishing more than 160 refereed journal articles and supervising dozens of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering from McGill University and a Ph.D. in Land Resource Science from the University of Guelph.