BU NEWS — February 20, 2024The Brandon University community is mourning Angela Revet, a fixture in the John E. Robbins Library for nearly three decades. She is remembered for her strong personal relationships as well as for her invaluable professional services.
As many of you are aware, bargaining is underway between Brandon University and the BU Faculty Association on a new collective agreement.
Brandon University continues to engage in productive negotiations with BUFA.
The Brandon University Senate has renewed Chancellor Mary Jane McCallum for a second term.
“I am delighted that Chancellor McCallum has agreed to continue her service with Brandon University,” said BU President Dr. David Docherty.
A $100,000 new audio-video recording studio at Brandon University will power podcasts, immersive videos, and live-streaming of research, faculty, and student success.
“Brandon University is home to really inspiring people who are doing innovative and inspiring things, but it’s not always been easy to share our work as widely as it deserves,” said Dr. Heather Duncan, BU’s Associate Vice-President (Research).
We are shining a light on violence.
November is Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Capping a career of more than three decades, a Brandon University stalwart will be stepping down next summer. Scott Lamont, who has been Vice-President (Administration & Finance) at BU since the 1990s, has announced he’ll retire at the end of June 2024.
Dianna Neufeld has been appointed as the new Director of the Eckhardt-Gramatté Conservatory of Music at Brandon University.
A familiar face who has built close relationships across campus and throughout our region will elevate Indigenous initiatives to the highest levels at Brandon University.
Chris Lagimodiere assumes the newly created position of Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Initiatives as of August 1. The new role will oversee and direct all major Indigenous initiatives at BU, as well as the work of the Director of the Indigenous Peoples’ Centre and other supports that are in place to assist in the success of Indigenous students at BU. Lagimodiere will also serve as the campus’ primary outreach to the broader community regarding Indigenous initiatives.
Brandon University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. David Docherty has been renewed for a second five-year term.
The renewal was unanimously approved by the BU Board of Governors at their June meeting, and an official contract was signed this week.
It’s not too often that you can change a name and still stay the same. It’s even less often that what you stand for changes, while not changing at all. But that’s the reality for the BU CARES research centre at Brandon University.