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Office of the President fonds
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- Multiple media
- Textual record
- Records in electronic form
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1969-2017, 2021-2023 (Creation)
- Office of the President
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19.94 m of textual records and other material. Note: Includes ca. 200 photographs, 7 optical discs, ca. 200 slides, 1 vhs recording, and 20.75 MB of textual records.
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The Office of the President of Grant MacEwan Community College was established with the appointment of its first president, John L. Haar. He accepted the Board of Governors' offer on October 16, 1970, and took office on January 1, 1971. The position was updated in 2020 to President and Vice-Chancellor.
- John L. Haar (1971-1981), 2. Gerald Kelly (1981-1996), Harry Davis (Acting President, 1996-1997), 3. Paul Byrne (1997-2011), 4. David Atkinson (2011-2017), 5. Deborah Saucier (2017-2019), John McGrath (Acting President, 2019-2020), 6. Dr. Annette Trimbee (2020-).
MacEwan University's presidents are appointed by its Board of Governors, which has been granted this power by the Post-Secondary Learning Act. As outlined in University Policy B2310 President & CEO Search & Selection Evaluation and Compensation, the President is appointed by the Board as the Chief Executive Officer of the University. As such, the President reports to and is accountable to the Board for the successful operation of the University, development and implementation of a Board-approved strategic plan, advancing and executing policy recommendations and ensuring adherence to the institution’s approved mandate.
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Fonds consists of newsletters of selected events happening at or impacting the university, including those dedicated to budget issues; correspondence, reports, news releases, and clippings for City Centre Campus development, including groundbreaking and grand opening; agendas, minutes, reports, and speeches from the committees of senior administrators, and the Board of Governors Facilities Committee. Also included is material relating to current and former presidents.
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Records may be subject to the Copyright Act of Canada.
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Canadian Rules for Archival Description (RAD), 2008 edition.
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Created by Valla McLean - March 9, 2018
Revised by KB - August 3, 2023
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