University of Regina President to visit Saskatoon as part of annual Community Connections Tour

News Release Release Date: April 1, 2015 10:45 a.m.

University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons, along with the Deans of Nursing and Social Work, will be in Saskatoon as part of the President's Community Connections Tour on April 1.

The annual tour provides opportunities for University of Regina leaders to listen and learn about post-secondary needs from school administrators, students and community leaders.

In addition to the meetings, President Timmons will host an alumni reception for those who live in and around Saskatoon.

“The University of Regina is a provincial university, so it is important for us to maintain and build on the relationships we have with communities throughout Saskatchewan,” said University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons. “Some of our programs are delivered in Saskatoon, and we have many alumni and current students in Saskatoon and area.  Engaging with them and our other partners reaffirms our commitment to our students and communities that we are dedicated to and passionate about making post-secondary education available to everyone.”

The three strategic priorities in the University's strategic plan, peyak aski kikawinaw (2015-2020), are student success, research that has impact and a commitment to our communities.

The Community Connections Tour has been a University of Regina initiative since 2009.


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