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Dawson’s whistleblower policy

November 2nd, 2022

Did you know that the College has had a whistleblower protocol since 2010, which was revised in 2019 to a formal policy?

Disclosures of wrongdoings could include contravention of laws and misuse of funds or equipment. Complaints do not need to be first-hand accounts and can be made anonymously through an electronic form.

Report from Oct. 12 Board of Governors meeting

November 2nd, 2022

At the regular meeting of the Dawson Board of Governors held on Oct. 12, members agreed to schedule a special meeting of the Board on Oct. 17 to discuss the hiring process for a new Academic Dean in light of the departure of Rob Cassidy, who is leaving Dawson for family relocation reasons. Director General…

Read more about: Brand new Social Science Program launching in 2023

Brand new Social Science Program launching in 2023

October 19th, 2022

More than 150 people at Dawson as well as external stakeholders contributed over a three-year process to develop the brand new Social Science Program, which was approved by Dawson’s Board of Governors on Oct. 12 and will be implemented in the Fall of 2023.

Special thanks to: Worku Aberra (Program Revision Committee & Program Revision Writing Committee), Chris Bourne (Program Revision Committee), Selma Hamdani (Program Revision Committee), Cornelia Howell (Program Revision Committee & Program Revision Writing Committee), Cynthia J. Martin (Program Revision Committee & Program Revision Writing Committee), Marianne Pelton (Program Revision Committee) and Lisa Steffen (Program Revision Committee & Program Revision Writing Committee); the Office of Academic Development: Madeleine Bazerghi, Catherine LeBel and Monica Lopez; and Dean Isabelle Carrier.

To see a new promotional video: go to the updated Social Science Program page: 

To learn about the new program: click Read More for the homepage news story.

Highlights from the Sept. 14 Board of Governors meeting

September 21st, 2022

At this month’s Board of Governors meeting, Director General Diane Gauvin shared the presentation delivered to Dawson staff and faculty at the Welcome Back event in August on the potential impacts of Bill 96, as well as her annual management plan for Dawson College. Management priorities for 2022-2023 include: participating in discussions with the Ministry…

June 9 report from the Board meeting

August 24th, 2022

Busy June Board The last Board of Governors meeting is always packed with items signaling the end of the school year as well as regular business. This year’s June meeting was no exception. Amendments were passed to Bylaw 10 which sets the terms for procurement and purchasing by the College. This included guidelines for public…

Updates to the Sexual Violence Policy to be presented to Board June 9

June 1st, 2022

In order to comply with new Quebec legislation about the protection of personal information and to protect the integrity of the investigation process, four updates are being made to the Policy on Sexual Violence of Dawson College. Bill 64, which comes into effect September 2022, led to the insertion of the following paragraph in article…

Board Report: Concerns about Bill 96 and infrastructure dominate

April 20th, 2022

At the regularly scheduled April meeting of the Board of Governors, several items of usual business were adopted, but conversation centred on the impact of the cancellation of the infrastructure project and the implementation of Bill 96 after a verbal presentation by the Director General, Diane Gauvin. The Board was presented with changes to Bylaw…

Report from the Board of Governors

December 1st, 2021

A regular meeting of the Board of Governors took place on November 24. The annual financial statements for the fiscal year 2020-2021 were presented by Christine Regimbal of the firm Raymond, Chabot, Grant and Thornton, which is responsible for auditing them. Once again this year. She lauded the efforts of the Finance department for their…

Sexual Violence Policy revised at Nov. 24 Board meeting

December 1st, 2021

The Policy on Sexual Violence of Dawson College was revised by the Board of Governors of Dawson College at their Nov. 24 meeting. The revised policy will be available shortly on the College website. The work to review and revise the policy began in June when the Standing Committee on Sexual Violence created a Policy…

Highlights from the Sept. 23 Board of Governors meeting

September 29th, 2021

Diagnostic Imaging revision: at the behest of the Ordre des technologues en imagerie médicale en radio-oncologie et en électrophysiologie médicale du Québec, the mammography competency that was to be developed and assessed in a clinical setting would now take place at the College using simulation equipment. The program matrix was modified to respect the OTIMROEPMQ’s…

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