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Peter MacKinnon

BRIEF: Peter MacKinnon named officer of the Order of Canada

utgoing University of Saskatchewan President Peter MacKinnon was recently named an officer of the Order of Canada “for his contributions to education and for his commitment to innovation and research excellence.” The announcement, which included 66 new appointments, was made by Gov. Gen. David Johnston on Dec. 30. MacKinnon, who will complete his tenure as U

Ilene Busch-Vishniac, McMaster provost, named ninth U of S president

Although members of the search committee knew the identity of the next University of Saskatchewan president for about a month, few others in Convocation Hall on Dec. 19 knew the name Ilene Busch-Vishniac. Busch-Vishniac will be the first woman to hold the office, replacing Peter MacKinnon after 13 years as president. After such a long time

U of S administration cites trademark infringement against USSWORD

The University of Saskatchewan is fighting back against a group of elected senators. Established this year, University of Saskatchewan Senators Working to Revive Democracy, or USSWORD, has made a series of controversial statements about how the university is run. On Oct. 6, the university's lawyers at McKercher LLP sent USSWORD a cease and desist letter.

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