Ross to cover Weedon’s study leave

Former FIMS Dean Catherine Ross will serve as Vice-Provost (Planning, Policy & Faculty) for a fourth-month period beginning Jan. 1 as Alan Weedon will take a study leave.

In 1991-92, Ross served as Acting Dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science and in 1995-96 as Dean of Graduate Studies.

“She is one of Western’s most experienced leaders, with a truly distinguished background in scholarship and academic administration,” says Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Fred Longstaffe. “I am delighted that Professor Ross has agreed to assume the Vice-Provost responsibilities in the Provost’s Office for this time.