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Mohamed Lachemi in his new office, Nov. 30, 2015. (Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Mohamed Lachemi named Ryerson president

Mohamed Lachemi has been named Ryerson’s ninth president after serving as interim president for five months. The announcement was made via Ryerson University’s official Twitter account following a private Board of Governors meeting on Thursday afternoon. The Ryersonian had previously reported that the announcement would be made at the public meeting that took place an hour earlier. “I’m happy to […]

by Nikolas Theodorakidis· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy Ambreen Khan)

Ryerson students find entrepreneurial drive in Germany

Ryerson’s most recent push for entrepreneurship has taken students and members of faculty to Germany. The group went as a collaboration between the Ryerson Entrepreneurship Institute and the Strascheg Centre for Innovation in Munich. They joined people from all over the world for an academic program for entrepreneurship (APE) bootcamp. Students and faculty members also came from a variety of […]

by Kayleigh Robinson· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
In this March 6 file photo, Ryerson President Sheldon Levy speaks about the extension of his term.

Ryerson President Sheldon Levy says Ontario wage freeze hurt presidential search

According to Ryerson president Sheldon Levy, a combination of the Ontario wage freeze on executive pay and Ryerson’s relatively low presidential salary will cause trouble for the search committee in charge of finding his successor, and it’s not going to get better. “When you’re trying to recruit someone, you’re trying to get the very best person. Someone from, say, Alberta, […]

by Daniel Rosen· · News, On Campus, Top stories
RSU confirms meeting with Ryerson administrators to discuss tuition cuts

RSU confirms meeting with Ryerson administrators to discuss tuition cuts

Protesters who were camped out in front of Jorgenson Hall met with Ryerson administrators Monday, in an effort to soothe relations between the university and disgruntled students upset with rising tuition fees. President Sheldon Levy confirmed the meeting Monday. “We met with them this morning,” Levy told The Ryersonian. “I don’t think there was any acrimony there.” But he was […]

by Hayden W· · News, On Campus, Top stories
An empty classroom. Ryersonian file photo

Ryerson student kicked out of class for arriving late, classmates walk out in protest

So prof calls security on a kid that was late, followed by half the class leaving in protest. Just another day at ryerson — Myles Songolo (@MylesSongolo) October 28, 2014 A student uprising took place in a Ryerson classroom last week when a professor ordered a student who arrived late to leave. The incident, which occurred in a database systems class Oct. […]

by Pema Tsering· · News, On Campus
(Ryersonian file photo.)

Both Levy and Hanigsberg to leave Ryerson this year

Change is in store for the Ryerson community this year, as the departure of two of its key leaders promises to shake up the university’s administration. Julia Hanigsberg, the university’s vice-president of finance and administration, announced she will be leaving this winter. She will be taking a new position as the president and CEO of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. […]

by Daisy Badu· · News, On Campus
In this Apr. 2, 2014 file photo, Ryerson president Sheldon Levy addresses students. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

Presidential search committee calls for student input

Ryerson University has launched the first step in the search for a new president, but the committee is still unsure of what to expect for the university’s incoming top dog. A survey was released on Monday to gain insight into what students, faculty and alumni hope for in Ryerson’s next president and vice-chancellor. The survey, designed by the presidential search […]

by Jamie Webster· · News, On Campus, students

Ryerson in the running to host WorldPride events

Representatives from the university and Pride Toronto say Ryerson is in talks to take part in WorldPride Toronto in 2014. “Our plan is to be involved and to have a very supportive relationship with WorldPride in 2014,” said Ryerson president Sheldon Levy. “We hope to have a significant involvement.” An international political and cultural event, WorldPride promotes lesbian, gay, bisexual […]

by Daniela Costa· · On Campus