April 2022

  • Provost’s report to the 699th 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

  • Presentation recordings for the role of Vice-Provost, Teaching & Learning

    Three short-listed candidates for the role of Vice-Provost, Teaching & Learning visited Brock during the week of April 11. Candidates delivered public presentations in addition to meeting with various stakeholder groups on campus. As required by the Policy on the Appointment of Academic Administrators, the Provost in inviting comments from the Brock community on the candidate ... Continue reading

  • Students encouraged to participate in Maclean’s survey

    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. Brock University highly ... Continue reading

  • Feedback sought on review of Human Rights and Equity Office

    Interim Brock University President Lynn Wells has announced that Vice-President, Administration Ken Chan will be leading a review of Brock’s Human Rights and Equity Office (HRE). HRE was established as a resource to provide members of the Brock community with information, education, assistance and advice on issues related to human rights, harassment, discrimination and ... Continue reading

  • Nominations for PACHRED membership open until April 22

    The President’s Advisory Committee for Human Rights, Equity and Decolonization (PACHRED) is seeking new members. Nominations will be accepted by the PACHRED Nominations Committee until Friday, April 22 at 11:59 p.m. Interested Brock University students, faculty and staff can find details about the application process and committee requirements on the PACHRED web page. In addition ... Continue reading

  • Consultation on the draft academic plan

    On November 10, the University launched a process to create an academic plan for the period from 2022 to 2027. The plan is being developed in collaboration with the Planning, Priorities, and Budget Advisory Committee (PPBAC) of the University Senate. Over 400 responses to the initial consultation process were received from Brock students, staff, faculty members and librarians. These ... Continue reading

  • Brock selects Kitchener-based D2L to provide next Learning Management System

    After an in-depth consultation and procurement process, Brock University announced on Wednesday, April 6 that its next Learning Management System (LMS) will be D2L’s Brightspace. The modern, cloud-based Brightspace is well-suited to serve the needs of the University’s instructors and students. With a simple user interface, support for online marking and feedback, a ... Continue reading

  • Announcing the public candidate presentations for the role of Vice-Provost, Teaching & Learning

    The process to search for a Vice-Provost, Teaching & Learning was launched last summer and is proceeding under the Policy on the Appointment of Academic Administrators.  The Advisory Committee has interviewed a long list of candidates and agreed upon a short list. Candidates will be visiting Brock during the week of April 11. This second round ... Continue reading