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From the President News Archive

President and Vice-Chancellor Michael Benarroch

Inspiration Everywhere

October 26, 2021 — 
Michael Benarroch on how our UM community came through when we needed it most

A photo of Michael Benarroch.

Happy Spring

April 16, 2021 — 
Michael Benarroch reminds us what we have to look forward to

A photo of Michael Benarroch.

A Homecoming

September 29, 2020 — 
Get to know the University of Manitoba’s 12th president and vice-chancellor, Michael Benarroch

President Barnard throws a mortarboard in the air.

An Inspiring Journey

April 3, 2020 — 
A farewell message from President David Barnard as his 12 years at the helm of the University of Manitoba come to a close.

David Barnard stands at the bottom of a set of stairs.


November 4, 2019 — 
David Barnard, president and vice-chancellor, on bringing people, ideas, disciplines and cultures together

A panorama of the University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus. // Campus photo by Ian McCausland

An Apology

October 24, 2018 — 
President David Barnard shares an important message about sexual violence on campus.

Leadership Lessons

May 1, 2018 — 
President David Barnard shares the “hard-knock truths” he’s learned so far.

David Barnard stands in ARTLab. photo by Mike Latschislaw

Global Village

October 19, 2017 — 
It was a University of Manitoba alumnus—philosopher and author Marshall McLuhan—who first introduced the concept of a “global village.”

President David Barnard

A Look Forward

May 1, 2017 — 
“We can make Canada even better.”
 This was a statement I heard repeated many times, and from many people, at Converge 2017.

David T. Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor // PHOTO BY THOMAS FRICKE

Disruption Abounds

September 26, 2016 — 
Though some associate a university with permanency and tradition, disruption, too, has a place here, as it does throughout our world.

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