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Announcement of Dean, Faculty of Health | Annonce concernant le doyen de la Faculté de la santé

Announcement of Dean, Faculty of Health | Annonce concernant le doyen de la Faculté de la santé

Dear colleagues, I am excited to announce that the search for the next Dean, Faculty of Health has reached a successful conclusion. The search committee, chaired by Provost Lisa Philipps and comprised of members of the Faculty of Health (faculty, staff and students) and one member appointed by me, undertook an extensive national and international […]

Asian Heritage Month at York University | Mois du patrimoine asiatique à l’Université York

Asian Heritage Month at York University | Mois du patrimoine asiatique à l’Université York

La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear colleagues, May is Asian Heritage Month, an important opportunity to reflect on the history, achievements and contributions of Asian students, staff, faculty and course instructors at York, and acknowledge the many ways our local and global communities are enriched by their insights, experiences and innovations in programming, […]

York University in the Top 35 globally in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings | L’Université York figure parmi les 35 premières au monde au palmarès Times Higher Education Impact

York University in the Top 35 globally in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings | L’Université York figure parmi les 35 premières au monde au palmarès Times Higher Education Impact

La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear colleagues,  The 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings were released earlier today and York University has strengthened its position, ranking among the world’s top 35 institutions for global leadership on advancing the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).      While an additional 280+ universities have joined the rankings since last year, […]

Spring 2022 Convocation Announcement | Annonce au sujet de la remise des diplômes du printemps 2022

Spring 2022 Convocation Announcement | Annonce au sujet de la remise des diplômes du printemps 2022

La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear York Community, It is my great pleasure to inform you that York University’s 2022 Spring Convocation ceremonies will be delivered in-person this year. Convocation is the formal recognition of our students’ many years of dedication and hard work, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to […]

Statement from President Rhonda Lenton on the Conflict in Ukraine | Déclaration de la présidente Rhonda Lenton sur le conflit en Ukraine

Statement from President Rhonda Lenton on the Conflict in Ukraine | Déclaration de la présidente Rhonda Lenton sur le conflit en Ukraine

La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear York Community, With the armed conflict in Ukraine continuing to heighten, I know that many of our community members, myself included, are profoundly distressed by the unconscionable scenes of violence and devastation we are witnessing in the news each day. York University condemns these acts of aggression […]

Black History Month at York | Mois de l’histoire des Noirs à York

Black History Month at York | Mois de l’histoire des Noirs à York

La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear Colleagues, February is Black History Month, an important opportunity to recognize the contributions, achievements, and histories of Black students, staff, faculty, course instructors, and alumni, and the many ways they enrich the University experience year-round. We want to thank members of the Black community for continuing to […]

Vandalism at Skennen’kó:wa Gamig | Vandalisme à Skennen’kó:wa Gamig

Vandalism at Skennen’kó:wa Gamig | Vandalisme à Skennen’kó:wa Gamig

La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear York Community Members,  I am writing to share the unsettling news of an act of vandalism that occurred on our Keele Campus last weekend, in which deliberate damage was caused to Skennen’kó:wa Gamig.   Toronto Police Services have been informed of the damage, and they are currently […]

A Message from the President on York’s Commitment to Academic Freedom | Message de la présidente au sujet de l’engagement de York envers la liberté universitaire

A Message from the President on York’s Commitment to Academic Freedom | Message de la présidente au sujet de l’engagement de York envers la liberté universitaire

La version française suit la version anglaise. Over this past year, several incidents bearing on the academic freedom of members of the York Community have been brought to my attention. In each case, individuals and groups external to the University have appealed to senior leadership to intercede against faculty members due to statements made, or […]

Announcement of Retirement of Vice-Provost, Students | Annonce du départ à la retraite de la vice-rectrice aux affaires étudiantes

Announcement of Retirement of Vice-Provost, Students | Annonce du départ à la retraite de la vice-rectrice aux affaires étudiantes

It is with decidedly mixed emotions that I announce the upcoming retirement of Lucy Fromowitz, Vice-Provost, Students. Ms. Fromowitz has had a long history with York. Prior to joining the University as Vice-Provost, Students in 2017, she had worked at York from 1978–2001 in several directorial positions, including as Director of Admissions/Recruitment, before her terms […]

Launch of Living Well Together: Keele Campus Vision and Strategy | Lancement de Bien vivre ensemble : Vision et stratégie du campus Keele

Launch of Living Well Together: Keele Campus Vision and Strategy | Lancement de Bien vivre ensemble : Vision et stratégie du campus Keele

Dear members of the York community, I am pleased to share that yesterday, the University’s Board of Governors approved Living Well Together: Keele Campus Vision and Strategy, a foundational document that sets a clear path forward for re-imagining more than 190 acres on York’s Keele campus.   Centered on the priorities identified within the University […]