Post Tagged with: "president"

Lachemi announces fund to increase accessibility for students

Lachemi announces fund to increase accessibility for students

A new fund that will help Ryerson University increase accessibility for students with disabilities, Aboriginal youth and international students is being set in motion this month. Mohamed Lachemi made the announcement on Friday afternoon after his installation as Ryerson’s ninth president and vice-chancellor. In his speech, Lachemi emphasized a future for Ryerson based on strong, strategic partnerships, innovation and an […]

by David Greenberg· · News
(Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Meet your new president

When he was a teenager working his way through his last year of high school in Algeria, Mohamed Lachemi found himself in the middle of a major earthquake. He watched as half of his city was destroyed. Thousands died. In the aftermath of the disaster, young Lachemi had a new drive: to become a civil engineer and learn how to […]

by Ramisha Farooq· · News, On Campus
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
(Peter Goffin/Ryersonian Staff)

RSU releases names of 2016/2017 election candidates

The nominees for the RSU election were announced Monday evening and campaigning is set to start today. Candidates will roughly have  two business days to campaign before voting starts March 7. Three slates are running in this year’s RSU elections: RU Connected, Impact and the Rhino Party. The rules around campaigning are very specific. Candidates may begin their campaign at […]

by Alexandra Heck· · News, On Campus
RyersonianTV: November 26, 2015 – Sheldon Levy’s farewell party, medical marijuana approved in public places, Germany sends war jets to Syria

RyersonianTV: November 26, 2015 – Sheldon Levy’s farewell party, medical marijuana approved in public places, Germany sends war jets to Syria

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
What’s Trending? That’s not a bomb…

What’s Trending? That’s not a bomb…

Find out how much support 14-year-old Ahmed is getting on social media after the clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb.

by Cole Deakin· · Videos, What's Trending?
In this Apr. 2, 2014 file photo, Ryerson president Sheldon Levy addresses students. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

New presidential search set to begin as Sheldon Levy takes government job

The search for a new Ryerson president is on — again. A new committee in charge of determining current president Sheldon Levy’s successor is being organized and will be confirmed at the first Board of Governors meeting next month. But come Dec. 1 Levy will be headed to Queen’s Park, where he will serve as deputy minister of Ontario’s Ministry […]

by Angelyn Francis· · News, On Campus
On Sunday Mar. 15, Sheldon Levy, on the right, attended the CIS Final 8 championship game.  (Courtesy of Marija Petrovic/Ryersonian Staff)

What does Ryerson need from its next president?

The Presidential Selection Committee at Ryerson failed to find a new president and many are wondering if it has to do with the large shoes the next president will have to fill. Not only did Levy bring a vision to Ryerson University, he brought results. Since taking on the role of president 10 years ago, Levy has redefined the Ryerson […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Outgoing Ryerson president Sheldon Levy. Ryersonian file photo.

UPDATE: President Sheldon Levy to remain for third term as president, up to two years

Ryerson’s president Sheldon Levy isn’t going anywhere. The committee designated to find Ryerson’s next president declared a failed search this morning and announced Levy will stay on as president for up to two more years. Despite months of speculation regarding who would be his successor on campus, the presidential search committee will not be bringing any candidates forward, according to […]

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

Ryerson’s new president to be named this week

The campus will know Sheldon Levy’s successor by the end of the week, sources close to Ryerson’s Board of Governors told The Ryersonian. The announcement will occur shortly after the committee to select Levy’s successor meets on Thursday. “There will be an update on the presidential search in the next few days,” said Michael Forbes, manager of media relations at […]

by Daniel Rosen· · News, Top stories
Sheldon Levy helps fund holiday drag show

Sheldon Levy helps fund holiday drag show

A group of Ryerson students is producing a drag show at the Winter Garden Theatre — with some help from the university president. Snow Queen, a live, one-hour performance featuring prominent Toronto-based drag queens, is set to hit the stage on Dec. 12, with the ticket proceeds going to support The 519 Church Street Community Centre. “Snow Queen is more […]

by Alisha Sawhney· · Arts & Life, News, Top stories
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