March 2021

  • Nominations for PACHRED membership open

    The President’s Advisory Committee for Human Rights, Equity and Decolonization (PACHRED) Nominations Committee is seeking nominees for membership. Nominations will be accepted until Thursday, April 8 at 11:59 p.m. Interested Brock University students, faculty and staff can find details about the application process and committee requirements here. PACHRED serves to share information across campus, and ... Continue reading

  • Provost’s report to the 688th meeting of Senate

    It is customary for the the Provost & Vice-President, Academic to provide a report to each meeting of Senate outlining plans, priorities, issues and other news. As these reports are already public through the University Secretariat Office, they will also be shared regularly through this memorandum page. Note that appendices to the report can be ... Continue reading

  • Survey launched as part of brand renewal project

    In December, Brock launched a comprehensive review of its brand position in the Ontario university landscape. The project is being led by a steering committee, which is working in close collaboration with an external partner. The steering committee is chaired by the Provost and the Associate Vice-President, Advancement and External Relations and includes stakeholders from ... Continue reading

  • Goodman School of Business earns prestigious BSIS designation

    Brock University’s Goodman School of Business has received the Business School Impact System (BSIS) label in recognition of the significant contribution the School makes both locally and globally. The BSIS external review quantifies the extent and nature of a business school’s impact on its environment. The study concluded that GSB's activities contribute to ... Continue reading

  • Re-appointment of Mark Robertson as University Librarian

    I am pleased to announce that Mark Robertson has been re-appointed University Librarian for a five-year term beginning August 1. Mr. Robertson joined Brock on August 1, 2016 from his previous role as Associate University Librarian at York University. He graduated from McMaster University with a Master’s degree in Philosophy and from the University of Toronto’s ... Continue reading

  • Re-appointment of Professor Carol Merriam as Dean, Faculty of Humanities

    I am pleased to announce that Professor Carol Merriam has been re-appointed Dean of the Faculty of Humanities for a five-year term beginning July 1. Professor Merriam began her first term as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities on July 1, 2016. Appointed to the Department of Classics, she specializes in Latin language and literature, with a research ... Continue reading

  • Call for nominations to the Advisory Committee on the Dean of the Goodman School of Business

    Brock University’s Senate Governance Committee has issued a call for nominations for the Advisory Committee on the Dean of the Goodman School of Business. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to make a recommendation on the appointment or reappointment of the Dean in accordance with Faculty Handbook Section 4: 2.4. As soon as the Advisory ... Continue reading

  • Second round of funding available for experiential learners at Brock

    Co-op Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada has announced a second round of grant-based funding intended to support the growth of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities for post-secondary students across Canada with a focus on Spring/Summer courses. The outcomes of the funding are to enhance and expand WIL opportunities, as well as to remove barriers ... Continue reading

  • Maclean’s student survey now live

    Maclean’s magazine is once again inviting Canadian university students to participate in an online survey that collects opinions and insights about their institution. This survey is used to help calculate the positioning of each institution in the annual Maclean’s University Rankings issue, which will be published nationally in the fall. We highly value ... Continue reading

  • T&LPC survey on experiences with online teaching

    The Teaching and Learning Policy Committee of Senate is launching a survey to better understand instructors' experiences with online teaching, including both challenges and successes. All Brock faculty members, librarians, part-time instructors, teaching assistants, and lab demonstrators are invited to participate. The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete, and it will remain open until ... Continue reading