Reappointment of university president for a second term

President Dr. Frits Pannekoek Reappointment

The Athabasca University Governing Council (AUGC) is pleased to announce the reappointment of Dr. Frits Pannekoek as president of Athabasca University. The announcement was made today in Edmonton by Barry Walker, Chair, AUGC. The appointment is for a five-year term. "We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Dr. Pannekoek's caliber agree to take on a second term as president … [Read more...]

University announces 2010 honorary degree recipients

The Honorary Awards Committee of Athabasca University Governing Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the Honorary Degrees to be presented at Convocation on June 10, 11 and 12, 2010. Honorary Doctor of Laws: Hon. Raymond Charles Lee On Thursday, June 10, 2010 an Honorary Doctor of Laws will be conferred on Hon. Raymond Charles Lee in recognition of his dedication to … [Read more...]

New chair named to Athabasca University Governing Council

Barry Walker Chair of AUGC

New chair of Athabasca University Governing Council The Honourable Doug Horner, Minister of Advanced Education and Technology has announced that Barry Walker, FCA has been appointed Chair, Athabasca University Governing Council (AUGC). The appointment was announced this morning in Edmonton. Walker has been a public member of AUGC since August, 2004. "I feel very honoured to be … [Read more...]