Memoranda

  • International Education Week

    A celebration of global proportions is coming to Brock later this month. From Monday, Nov. 20 to Friday, Nov. 24, International Education Week will celebrate the University’s international community, recognize and promote the value of education abroad and at home, and bring global discussions to campus. Brock’s International Education Week is an annual event occurring ... Continue reading

  • Save the date: State of the University address on November 16

    On Thursday, November 16, President Lesley Rigg will share her vision for Brock’s future and celebrate the University’s many recent successes at Brock’s first State of the University address. President Rigg will discuss how the University has made advancements in areas of strategic priority, give an update on the University’s financial health, ... Continue reading

  • New tool to notify of emergencies in classrooms

    The best way to contact Campus Safety Services (CSS) in the event of an emergency is through direct communication. 24 hours a day, members of the Brock community can reach CSS directly at 905-688-5550, extensions 3200 (for emergencies) and/or 4300 (for routine calls) to speak with staff. In addition, everyone is encouraged to download the Brock ... Continue reading

  • Faculty Funding Opportunity: Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program

    The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program (FMPBP), part of Global Affairs Canada’s International Scholarships Program, has opened for the 2024-2025 year. The FMPBP enables faculty members at Canadian post-secondary institutions to pursue short-term research and/or teaching activities in Latin America and the Caribbean as a means of exploring, creating and advancing institutional ... Continue reading

  • Nominations sought for potential honorary degree recipients

    Do you know an exemplary individual who deserves an honorary degree from Brock? The Governance Committee of Senate is seeking nominations for potential honorary degree recipients. While nominations can be submitted throughout the year, nominations are encouraged now to enable full consideration for convocation in the spring. Who can submit a nomination? Any member of ... Continue reading

  • Brock to launch Indigenous continuing education programming

    Professionals, organizations and community members looking to enhance their Indigenous knowledge will soon have new options available through Brock University. On Thursday, Oct. 12, the Hadiyaˀdagénhahs First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Centre, the Office of the Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement, and Brock University Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) will launch new Indigenous programming ... Continue reading

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee on the University Librarian

    Following the open call released on August 15, the University has formed an advisory committee under the Policy on the Appointment of Academic Administrators to advise on the appointment of a University Librarian. Nicole Nolan is currently serving in the role on an interim basis. The committee will include: David Sharon, Head, Archives and Special Collections ... Continue reading

  • Provost’s report to the 712th 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

  • Complete the Equity Census

    Dear students, staff and faculty members of the Brock University community, Brock University is completing its first Equity Census and we need your participation. The six-question, confidential survey will provide an important snapshot of the socio-demographic makeup of the Brock community. Conducting an Equity Census is just one step towards fulfilling Brock’s commitment to “... Continue reading

  • An update on student note-taking via the Glean app

    The Provost’s Office and Student Accessibility Services (SAS) have received concerns from instructors and from the Brock University Faculty Association (BUFA) regarding the use of the Glean note-taking web app for students with approved accommodations. We wanted to provide more information about the app, the safeguards in place to ensure appropriate use, and alternatives ... Continue reading