October 2020

  • Provost’s report to the 683rd 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. _________________________________________________________ Provost’s Report to Senate – October 28, 2020 Dear Senate ... Continue reading

  • Announcing the Continuing Education Working Group

    The pursuit of increased pathways, professional and continuing education at Brock dates back several years. Many universities in Ontario have substantial continuing education units, many of which bring in considerable revenue and provide valuable services to local communities and employers. Given Niagara’s low post-secondary participation rate and even lower university attainment rate, continuing education ... Continue reading

  • Announcing the Working Group on Micro-credentials

    For several years, Brock has been seeking to build its infrastructure around continuing and professional education and to increase its number of offerings in this area. These courses would serve a broad population, including working professionals seeking to upgrade their skills or credentials, those seeking to re-skill and re-integrate the labour market, as well as ... Continue reading

  • Appointment of Professor Robyn Bourgeois as Acting Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement

    Following the departure of Amos Key Jr. in September, the President and the Provost consulted with Indigenous leaders both inside the University and in the broader community to determine the path forward that would best allow the University to attain its strategic objectives. Dr. Robyn Bourgeois, an Associate Professor from the Faculty of Social Sciences, ... Continue reading

  • Welcome

    Colleagues, welcome to the Provost’s newsletter. This page will provide regular news and updates from the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, including announcements, project launches and updates, and other similar materials. Updates to this page will be shared via a mailing list, which will include academic administrators such as Deans, Associate Deans, ... Continue reading