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Outgoing Chancellor Harvey Secter with Chancellor-elect Anne Mahon

Outgoing Chancellor Harvey Secter with Chancellor-elect Anne Mahon.

Chancellor transition, a once in a decade celebration

All are encouraged to attend any of the events

May 27, 2019 — 

Dr. Harvey Secter is concluding his third and final term as Chancellor at Spring Convocation 2019 and a series of community celebrations have been planned to thank him for his service to the University of Manitoba, and to welcome Chancellor-elect Anne Mahon.

The U of M community is encouraged to join any of the upcoming events to mark this momentous occasion.

We simply ask that anyone planning to attend any of the events below to send an email to to let the planning team know.

Friday, May 31 – Sunrise Pipe Ceremony to honour Chancellor Harvey Secter and welcome Chancellor-elect Anne Mahon

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation – 177 Dysart Road
5:00 a.m. – Arrival
5:24 a.m. – Ceremony led by Grandfather-in-residence Wanbdi Wakita

Monday, June 3 – Installation of Anne Mahon as the 14th Chancellor of the University of Manitoba

Manitoba Room, UMSU University Centre
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Formal installation ceremony
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Community lunch

“I invite all of us to share as a community in honouring and celebrating the important contributions that the Chancellor makes to our university – as an advocate, an advisor, a steward and a friend,” says David Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor at the University of Manitoba.



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