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Company Overview of Wilfrid Laurier University
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, NSK
75 University Ave W
Waterloo, ON N2L 3-C5
Founded in 1911
Key Executives for Wilfrid Laurier University
President and Vice-Chancellor
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Wilfrid Laurier University Key Developments
Wilfrid Laurier University Eliminates 22 Jobs to Address a Projected Budget Deficit
Mar 10 15
Wilfrid Laurier University announced that it eliminated 22 jobs to address a projected budget deficit. Work hours for another five positions are also being reduced. The cuts were from support staff and management, but the university officials said in a news release that there will also be cuts in faculty positions. The Waterloo university faces a $25 million deficit this fiscal year if no action is taken. Salaries and benefits make up about 80% of the university's operating budget.
Wilfrid Laurier University Launches World-Class Research Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
Jun 17 13
Wilfrid Laurier University is launching a world-class research centre linking two of the most pressing issues of present time - sustainability and food. The Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) will be led by Alison Blay-Palmer, a widely-published associate professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Laurier and leader of the Nourishing Ontario research and community outreach project (nourishingontario.ca). Blay-Palmer brings her international connections with leading authorities to the centre, many of whom will be sitting on the advisory committee.
Wilfrid Laurier University Announces Executive Changes
Apr 23 13
Wilfrid Laurier University has appointed Government Relations Director Brian Rosborough to the new position of Senior Executive Officer of the Brantford campus. Rosborough's five-year term commences July 1, 2013. The Senior Executive Officer reports to the university President and represents his office at the Brantford campus. The role has two core functions: to create opportunities and strategies that advance Laurier's academic mission, and to build strong relationships with the Brantford campus' partners and stakeholders. Rosborough will be a bridge between the university and the City of Brantford, the communities of the surrounding region, and Aboriginal communities including Six Nations and Mississaugas of the New Credit. Additionally, Rosborough will support academic and administrative leaders on the Brantford campus and help strengthen the connection with their colleagues on other campuses, support Laurier's vibrant partnerships with other post-secondary institutions, and seek new avenues to grow and advance Laurier's innovative model of academic excellence. The Senior Executive Officer position replaces the role of Acting Vice-President and Principal of the Brantford campus, which has been held by Lesley Cooper. Cooper's term ends June 30, 2013.
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