Decanal & Other Academic Searches/Reviews

As you are aware, Dr. Byron Sheldrick had been appointed Interim Dean, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. We are now proceeding with the search for the new Dean of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and, as such, the Provost is constituting a Search Committee and the membership of the committee will be as follows:

Membership:

Chair

  • Gwen Chapman, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)


Appointed Members:
 

Dean

  • Jeffrey Wichtel, Dean, Ontario Veterinary College


Departmental Chair  

  • Davar Rezania, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Management, LANG


CSAHS Staff Member

  • Lisa Blenkinsop, Academic Advisor and Manager, Guelph Institute of Development Studies


CSAHS Student

  • Joanne Moores, PhD Student, Political Science


Elected Members:

  • Carla Rice, Professor, Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, CSAHS

  • Carolyn Yule, Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, CSAHS

  • Tim Mau, Associate Professor, Political Science, CSAHS           
     

Non-Voting Ex-Officio Member:

  • Laurie Arnott, Assistant Vice-President (FASR)
     


Executive Brief

As you are aware, Dr. Georges Bragues was appointed Interim Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer, University of Guelph-Humber (UGH). We are now proceeding with the search for the new Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer for the University of Guelph-Humber. As such, the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) for the University of Guelph is constituting a Search Committee and the membership of the committee will be as follows:

Membership:

Chair

  • Gwen Chapman, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)


University of Guelph

  • David Ma, Professor, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

  • Kaitlyn McLachlan, Associate Professor, Psychology

  • Paul Salmon, Assistant Professor, School of English & Theatre Studies

  • Mazyar Fallah, Dean, College of Biological Sciences

  • Elaine Fenner, Director, Experiential Learning                       


University of Guelph-Humber

  • David Danto, Program Head, Psychology

  • Liana Acri-Rosa, Student Life Coordinator, Student Services

  • Serena Allidina, Student, Justice Studies                                                    


Humber College

  • Gina Antonacci, Senior Vice-President, Academic

  • Alvina Cassiani, Dean, Faculty of Business            
                             

Non-Voting Ex-officio Member:

  • Laurie Arnott, Assistant Vice-President (FASR), University of Guelph

Dr. Ben Bradshaw will be completing his first term as Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies on October 16, 2021 and has expressed a willingness to be considered for reappointment for a second term as Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies. As per standard practice prior to reappointment, the Provost is thus establishing a committee to conduct a review of Dr. Bradshaw’s first term.

The Review Committee has been constituted as follows:

Chair

  • Gwen Chapman, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)


Appointed Members:


Dean

  • Gerarda Darlington, Interim Dean, College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
     

Faculty Members

  • Rene Kirkegaard, Professor, Department of Economics & Finance, LANG

  • Wendy Pearson, Professor, Department of Animal Biosciences, OAC

  • Evan Fraser, Professor, Department of Geography, Environment & Geomatics, CSAHS and Director of the Arrell Food Institute

  • Beverley Hale, Professor and Associate VP Research (Agri-Food Partnership)     
         

Graduate Student

  • Nour Abuhsan, PhD candidate, Philosophy
     

Non-Voting Ex-Officio Member:

  • Laurie Arnott, Assistant Vice-President (FASR)