Honorary Doctorates and Order of AU announced

The Governors of Athabasca University Honorary Awards Committee is pleased to announce the following honours to be awarded at Convocation 2016. Order of Athabasca University Dr. Terry Anderson On Thursday, June 9, Dr. Terry Anderson will be inducted into the Order of Athabasca University in recognition of his leadership in distance education and his contributions to scholarship … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]