The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) has chosen the University of Manitoba to become the permanent host of a National Research Centre to house the statements, documents and other materials gathered by the Commission during its five-year mandate.
“Knowing that the TRC’s mandate ends one year from now, we knew we needed something ongoing,” […]
June 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Indigenous, Outreach, Research
July 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · News, News Release
University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard today announced the appointment of respected and experienced administrator and manager Paul Kochan as vice-president (administration).
“Paul’s talent and experience will be invaluable as we move forward with initiatives that will ensure the current and future success of the University of Manitoba including the next phases of the […]
July 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Aboriginal, News, News Release
University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard today congratulated Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo on being elected to his second term.
“National Chief Atleo’s vision for change sees education as being a positive transformational force for the people he represents and we share that vision,” said Barnard. “I look forward to […]
July 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, News
University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard today congratulated John Buhler and Guy Maddin for being chosen to join the Order of Canada.
“These gentlemen have made significant contributions to our community, country and province and are truly deserving of receiving Canada’s greatest civilian honour,” said Barnard. “I am proud that they are respected members […]
May 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, News, arts
The University of Manitoba is pleased to present an evening of poetry with Jan Zwicky on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 7:00 pm in the Pembina Hall Student Lounge (formerly University Club) at the Fort Garry Campus. The event will be hosted by University of Manitoba president David Barnard and will feature poetry readings and […]
April 17th, 2012 · No Comments · News, News Release, Uncategorized
University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard today welcomed the Manitoba government’s multi-year commitment to sustained funding for the province’s universities in Budget 2012.
“I am pleased the government has fulfilled its commitment to provide universities with a five per cent increase in its funding for the second consecutive year,” said Barnard. “These sustained investments […]
February 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, News
University president and vice-chancellor David Barnard was one of five people, all members of the broader University of Manitoba community, who received a special Diamond Jubilee Medal from Lt.-Gov. Philip Lee on Monday.
“I would like to congratulate all those from the University of Manitoba community including President Barnard who received this prestigious honour,” said Janice […]