Report from Oct. 12 Board of Governors meeting
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 Diane Gauvin congratulated and recognized the five faculty members who were nominated by their students to receive the 2021-22 Director General’s Award of Excellence. Board member, Émilie Richer, Mathematics, is one of the recipients, along with Donal Gill, Political Science; Jaya Nilakantan, Computer Science; Gregory Polakoff, Humanities and Angela Rose Lapierre, Biology.
The revision of Dawson’s Social Science Program was unanimously approved by the Board of Governors.
In addition, the board approved the acquisition of Ultrasound Equipment, the two-year renewal of a contract for servers and storage for Dawson College and the extension of a contract to replace the College’s Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) control system.