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Share your feedback on UM’s next strategic plan

November 29, 2023 — 
UM community invited to share thoughts on this important document.

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Special committee considers recommendations on the redesigned budget model

July 4, 2023 — 
The budget model and budget process review steering committee has reviewed the recommendations that emerged from a comprehensive consultation process on the redesigned budget model.

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Photo of Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook. Photo by Thomas Fricke.

Dr. Catherine Cook Wins the 2023 Vanier Medal

June 28, 2023 — 
Recognized for improving health outcomes for Indigenous peoples


Update on Indigenous identity engagement sessions to UM community

May 10, 2023 — 
Months of Indigenous-led engagement sessions on Indigenous identity have led to nine recommendations and a final report that will inform the development of an Indigenous identity policy for the University of Manitoba.

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UM named a Manitoba Top Employer for twelfth consecutive year

May 10, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba has been named one of Manitoba’s Top Employers (2023), as well as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2023) by Mediacorp Canada Inc., recognizing the institution’s commitment to supporting employees and retaining top talent within the organization, as well as ongoing equity, diversity and inclusion work.

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Photo of Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook. Photo by Thomas Fricke.

Search for a Vice-President (Indigenous): A message from President Michael Benarroch

May 5, 2023 — 
Dr. Cook will conclude her time as Vice-President (Indigenous) later in 2023, in conjunction with the end of the search for the next Vice-President (Indigenous).

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UM Budget responds to community priorities

March 29, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba’s 2023-2024 general operating budget, informed by community consultations, was approved by the Board of Governors on March 28, 2023.


Vanessa Koldingnes

Vanessa Koldingnes is UM’s new Vice-President (External)

February 1, 2023 — 
For the last 11 years, Ms. Koldingnes has served the UM community in a number of roles including Acting Associate Vice-President (Donor Relations), Director, Office of the Vice-President (External) and most recently as Acting Vice-President (External).

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Town Hall on strategic plan asks community to think big and inspire us to greatness

January 27, 2023 — 
'The strength of the plan is really dependent on the diversity of voices that come and share ideas'

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Digvir Jayas, Vice President (research and international).

UM congratulates Digvir Jayas on being named President at University of Lethbridge

January 19, 2023 — 
“Digvir Jayas has a deep love for post-secondary education and research and he will do great things in this new role."

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