September 2022

  • Call for honorary degree recipient nominations

    The Brock community, as well as the public, is invited to submit nominations for individuals they feel are deserving of an honorary degree from the University. The Governance Committee of Senate is seeking nominations for potential honorary degree recipients. Nominations can be submitted throughout the year; however, nominations are encouraged now so they can be ... Continue reading

  • Presentation recordings for the role of Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement

    Two short-listed candidates for the role of Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement visited Brock beginning on September 19. 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 presentations. Note that ... Continue reading

  • Call for written submissions: Review of the Associate Vice-President, Research

    On behalf of the Advisory Committee on the Appointment of the Associate Vice-President, Research, the Committee Chair, Tim Kenyon, invites students, staff, and faculty members to make written submissions to the Committee regarding the reappointment of Dr. Michelle McGinn to the AVPR role for a three-year term. In keeping with the Appointment Procedures for Academic ... Continue reading

  • Provost’s report to the 702nd 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

  • New name for centre serving First Nations, Métis and Inuit students on campus

    A welcoming home on campus for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students at Brock University has received a new name. The unit formally known as Aboriginal Student Services has been renamed as Hadiyaˀdagénhahs First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Centre. Hadiyaˀdagénhahs (pronounced “Ha-dee-ya-da-gen-hahs”) is a Cayuga word that means “... Continue reading

  • Appointment of Peter Berg as next Dean of the Faculty of Math & Science

    I’m pleased to announce that Professor Peter Berg will be joining Brock on January 1, 2023 as the next Dean of the Faculty of Math & Science. Berg is currently a professor of mathematics and physics at the University of Alberta and the Chair of the Department of Science on its Augustana Campus. He is a ... Continue reading

  • Call for Proposals for CEWIL Canada’s Innovation Hub (iHub)

    Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada is seeking project proposals for Winter 2023 and/or Spring/Summer 2023 WIL experiences! The CEWIL iHub is partly funded by the Government of Canada's Innovative Work-Integrated Learning Initiative (I-WIL). CEWIL Canada's Innovation Hub seeks to expand and enhance access to Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities for students across Canada. Grant-based ... Continue reading

  • Provostial Directive on Masks in Instructional Spaces

    The Provostial Directive on Masks in Instructional Spaces is now available on the University’s policies webpage. This document formalizes the mask requirement announced to the University community in August. This directive was negotiated with the Brock University Faculty Association as a policy affecting the terms and conditions of work of faculty members and professional ... Continue reading

  • Announcing the public candidate presentations for the role of Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement

    The process to search for a Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement was launched last spring 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 September 19. This round of interviews ... Continue reading