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Driving Positive Change in 2023-2024

To all students, staff and faculty members, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the start of the 2023-24 academic year at York. Whether returning or new to the University, I hope that everyone had an opportunity to take a break over the summer and feel invigorated for an incredible year ahead.

The start of the fall academic term marks an exciting time for many. This week, thousands of new students will begin their academic studies here at York, joining those who are resuming their programs, making important new connections with one another and the instructors and staff supporting them.

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Rhonda Lenton

President & Vice-Chancellor  

Dr. Lenton is York University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor.

Her vision for positive change has guided the University’s success and leadership, particularly within the areas of 21st century learning, research and innovation, sustainability, global health and social justice. 

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