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Dr. B. Mario Pinto. Photo by Griffith University.

B. Mario Pinto appointed UM’s new Vice-President (Research and International)

April 25, 2022 — 
Dr. Pinto, renowned as a champion of global connectivity, to assume his position at UM on Oc. 1, 2022

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Snow covers the ground and trees stand in the Quad in winter 2022, with Tier Building in the background. // Photo from Jack Rach

Arbitrator shares decision with UM and UMFA

March 29, 2022 — 
President Benarroch committed to stability for students and rebuilding relationships

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People walk outside UMSU University Centre in winter 2022. // Photo by Jack Rach

UM and UMFA begin binding interest arbitration process

March 9, 2022 — 
Members of UM community invited to watch proceedings

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Students walk the path in front of Tier Building on Fort Garry campus in winter 2020.

UM to resume a partial return to on-campus work

February 11, 2022 — 
Update from Diane Hiebert-Murphy, Provost and Vice-President (Academic) and Naomi Andrew, Vice-President (Administration)

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Distinguished Professor Tina Chen

Tina Chen named as the inaugural Executive Lead (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) at UM

January 26, 2022 — 
She will provide overall leadership of the university’s EDI initiatives, working to eradicate all systemic inequities and biases.

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Vanessa Koldingnes

Vanessa Koldingnes appointed Acting Vice-President (External)

December 2, 2021 — 
Ms. Vanessa Koldingnes has been appointed Acting Vice-President (External), effective December 4, 2021.

Dr. Todd Mondor

Congratulations! UM’s Deputy Provost named University of Winnipeg’s next President and Vice-Chancellor

November 23, 2021 — 
Dr. Todd Mondor has been appointed the University of Winnipeg’s tenth President and Vice-Chancellor

John Kearsey (Vice-President, External)

VP External says farewell after 12 years of phenomenal impact

November 22, 2021 — 
'John Kearsey has been a tremendous contributor during his 12 years with us'

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7 WXN Women's Top 100 winners photos: Top row (L-R): Dr. Patricia Birk, Dr. Tracie Afifi, Dr. Melanie Morris, Dr. Janice Ristock. Second row: Melanie MacKinnon, Dr. Tina Chen, Dr. Joanne Embree.

Seven professors named Most Powerful Women in Canada

October 25, 2021 — 
Read the inspiring stories of the recipients

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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Janice Ristock

October 25, 2021 — 
Dr. Janice Ristock, University of Manitoba professor and former Provost and Vice-President (Academic), has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada for 2021 in the CIBC Executive Leaders category

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