The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Charmaine B. Dean as Faculty of Science dean, beginning a five-year term on Aug. 1.
University officials across the province were quick to praise Ontario’s 2011 budget rolled out by Finance Minister Dwight Duncan on Tuesday.
In the minutes after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled the budget in the House of Commons and before opposition leaders rejected it, universities found reason for optimism in the 2011 federal budget. As talk soon turned to a possible election Tuesday, university officials were parsing through the good news the budget contained for them – at least for now.
The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Vicki Schwean as Dean of the Faculty of Education, beginning a five-year term on July 1.