Academics & Academic Freedom: Scholars at Risk Network & Harry Crowe Foundation

Scholars at Risk Network will host a meeting at Massey College (U of T) June 22nd, 2012.  Click the link to register.


9:15 am –

9:30 am – Why SAR? Why a SAR network in Canada?
John Fraser, Master, Massey College
Vicki Bismilla, Vice-President Academic & Chief Learning Officer, Centennial College
Robert Quinn, Executive Director, SAR

11:00 am – SAR scholars share their stories
Clement Jumbe, Centennial College
Anna Dolidze, University of Western Ontario

12:15 pm – Lunchtime presentation: Charles Foran, award-winning author and president of PEN Canada

2 pm –
Business meeting
An opportunity for participants to discuss the future of the Canada Section, including structure, models provided by other SAR sections, and section-wide activities and priorities

4 pm –
Keynote: The Honourable Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Winnipeg

5:30 pm – Reception

In related news, the Harry Crowe Foundation (considers the place of post secondary education in Canadian society)  is planning it’s conference for early 2013.  More information can be found here.