Reminder: President to hold town hall today

Don’t forget to join President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and the rest of the senior executive team at the President’s Town Hall today for an interactive dialogue bringing York University faculty, staff and students together.

York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh ShoukriThe town hall will take place from 11am into the noon hour, in the Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, Keele campus. All students, faculty, staff and parents are welcome.

Right: York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri

Shoukri will talk about the growth and evolution of York, its recent successes, and the opportunities and challenges moving forward, followed by a Q&A period with the entire executive team.

The Q&A will include Shoukri, Gary Brewer, vice-president finance & administration; Robert Haché, vice-president research & innovation; Patrick Monahan, vice-president academic & provost; Jennifer Sloan, vice-president university relations; and Robert Tiffin, vice-president students. The Q&A will be moderated by York law Professor Lisa Philipps, director of the York Centre for Public Policy & Law.

The town hall will also be available to watch via webcast through the president’s website.

In addition, questions can be sent in advance by e-mail to the president at and via Twitter using the hashtag #yutownhall.