Post Tagged with: "Deborah MacLatchy"

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What’s in store for the new year?

The office of the president along with the office of student affairs are saying hello to students — while some say goodbye — as the winter semester officially commenced on Jan. 6, welcoming students from all over the world as they return to Waterloo and Brantford to continue their studies. “Welcome back, Golden Hawks and happy New Year! It’s an […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Laurier hosts panel to discuss doping at the Olympics

On Feb. 22, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Science hosted a Reading Week Café in the Paul Martin Centre as a part of their 2017-2022 strategic plan. The event saw the Faculty of Science present a moderated panel discussion on the issue of doping in the Olympics from various scientific and ethical perspectives. Frédérique Guinel, biology professor at Laurier and […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Campus, News ·
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Trans Solidarity Rally hosted in the Quad

On Dec. 7, 2017 at 12 p.m. Wilfrid Laurier University students, staff and faculty held a Trans Solidarity Rally in the Quad. The rally was organized in response to the increased amount of controversy and transphobia on Laurier’s campus. The controversy stems from the situation surrounding Laurier teaching assistant Lindsay Shepherd, who ultimately sparked a polarizing debate on campus in […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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17-year-old experiences being President of Laurier for a day through Girls Belong Here initiative

In honour of International Day of the Girl, 17-year-old Muneeza Sheikh was selected and paired up with Deborah MacLatchy, president of Wilfrid Laurier University, to participate in Plan International Canada’s Girls Belong Here Initiative. The initiative allows girls to learn from individuals in leadership roles by having them “take over” their dream job for the day. Plan International Canada created […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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MacLatchy eases into role of president and vice-chancellor

Wilfrid Laurier University’s new president and vice-chancellor Deborah MacLatchy officially took over the role from former president, Max Blouw, on July 1. Since 2009, MacLatchy served as Laurier’s provost and vice-president: academic, and was appointed as president and vice-chancellor of the university on Jan. 11. Before taking over the role, MacLatchy and Blouw worked closely together until his last day […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Incoming president MacLatchy begins transition period

A transitional period has commenced amongst those in leadership roles at Wilfrid Laurier University. On Jan. 11, Deborah MacLatchy’s new appointment for president and vice-chancellor of the university was announced. MacLatchy has served as the university’s provost and vice-president: academic since 2009. She will begin her new five-year term in her new position on July 1, 2017. As well, Max […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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MacLatchy announced as president and vice-chancellor of WLU

Deborah MacLatchy, provost and vice-president: academic, will officially be the seventh president and vice-chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University. On Jan. 11, the university officially announced MacLatchy as the appointed president on their official website. MacLatchy will be replacing current president, Max Blouw, on July 1 on a five-year term. MacLatchy, a recognized and awarded scientist, has been the provost and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·