Announcing two new appointments in the Provost’s office
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce two leadership appointments: Ms. Laurie Schnarr has been named Vice-Provost (Students), and Dr. Todd Mondor has been named Deputy Provost (Academic Planning and Programs).
Ms. Laurie Schnarr
An administrative leader recognized for her advocacy of students, Ms. Laurie Schnarr has been appointed vice-provost (students).
With far-reaching impact during her previous Student Affairs leadership roles at the University of Guelph—spanning three decades—Ms. Schnarr, both a collaborator and innovator, brings an impressive record of achievement to the University of Manitoba.
She is a passionate leader who is committed to the education and well-being of all students. Through a student-centred and inclusive approach, Ms. Schnarr has led the development of programs and services that support students in achieving their academic and personal potential.
Her innovative ideas and outstanding contributions have been recognized by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services. She also received the R.P. Gilmor Award and the Marilyn Langlois Award for her work in supporting students.
In her new role, Ms. Schnarr will further enrich the student experience at the U of M.
Dr. Todd Mondor
Deputy Provost (Academic Planning and Programs)
Dr. Todd A. Mondor, a collaborative, creative and student-centred administrator, has been appointed deputy provost (academic planning and programs).
While serving in his previous role as vice-provost (graduate education) and dean of graduate studies at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Mondor was a champion for graduate student success, development and research. As part of the provost’s leadership team, he also advanced several initiatives in support of the greater university’s progress on its strategic priorities.
A professor in the Faculty of Arts at the U of M, he served as department head in the department of psychology. His research has been funded by several local and national funding agencies and he remains an active member within the profession.
The university looks forward to the vision and innovation Dr. Mondor will bring to this leadership position.