Committee Named for VP Research Review

February 12, 2013 - Campus Bulletin

Prof. Kevin Hall will complete his first term as vice-president (research) on Jan. 1, 2014, and is interested in being reappointed for a second five-year term.

Accordingly, as per University policy, a new committee will review Hall’s first term.

Chaired by president Alastair Summerlee, the committee consists of two deans appointed by the president; three faculty, two staff members and two students appointed by Senate; and one member of the Board of Governors.

Members are:

Deans: Don Bruce, College of Arts; and Michael Emes, College of Biological Science.

Faculty: Sylvain Charlebois, associate dean of research, College of Management and Economics; Rebecca Graham, chief librarian and chief information officer; and Georgia Mason, Ontario Agricultural College.

Staff: Marcus Litman, veterinary director, Office of Research; and Zdenek Nejedly, Computing and Communication Services.

Students: graduate student Nathan Lachowsky, Ontario Veterinary College; and B.Sc student Sofia Oke.

Board of Governors: Andrew Marsh, a U of G graduate and president & CEO of Richardson GMP Ltd.

The review committee invites input and feedback from the U of G community on Hall’s role, especially in leadership; administration and management; relationship- and partnership-building; communications; oversight of the U of G contract with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs; and U of G research initiatives.

Submit comments in writing or by email to Summerlee at or to any member of the review committee by March 31. All comments will be confidential.

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