Dear members of the McGill community, I am writing to you to describe McGill’s financial challenges in a time of unprecedented economic uncertainty and our approach for facing this challenge. I ask for your ongoing support as we remain committed to our great University and its powerful and worthy mission during an unpredictable time.
The federal government’s commitment to spend $2 billion over the next two years to support research and innovation infrastructure in Canada is a significant step that will have long-term benefits for Canada , McGill University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum said Tuesday.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and Provost Anthony C. Masi are delighted to announce the appointment of Pierre Moreau to the position of Executive Director, Planning and Institutional Analysis (PIA) and Senior Advisor (Policy Development), effective February 11, 2009.
Statement from Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor: I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Vaughan Dowie as Executive Head of Public Affairs, effective immediately. In this position, he will report directly to the Principal and Vice-Chancellor and will serve as a member of the University’s senior team.
We wish to offer our deepest sympathies to all those affected by the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. On behalf of the University, Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, extends condolences to the families of two members of the McGill community, Professor Michael Moss and graduate Elizabeth Russell, who died in the tragic events.
Dear colleagues, I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Porritt as Executive Director of Residences and Student Housing, effective November 3, 2008.