Trent University holds first Board of Governor’s meeting at downtown Oshawa campus


Published May 21, 2024 at 10:34 am

Trent Durham GTA Advanced Learning Centre

Trent University’s Advanced Learning Centre in downtown Oshawa hosted its first Board of Governors meeting Friday, with school administrators highlighting the growth of the Trent Durham campus while releasing details of its Community Engagement Report.

Board chair Doug Kirk spoke to the steady growth of the Peterborough-based school’s Oshawa campus and the support and investment of the local community, while Trent President Leo Groarke was in attendance to praise the work of the university’s faculty in research and innovation.

Trent Durham GTA Dean Dr. Scott Henderson presented the Board with the Durham Community Engagement Report, showcasing campus activities in supporting community initiatives, expanding experiential learning partnerships and engagement with local government.

The meeting also featured a lunch with Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter and Councillors Tito-Dante Marimpietri and Derek Giberson, who were thanked for their support of the university.

The Board also approved the appointment of Gail Beggs, Eric Hanna, and Peter Norman to three-year terms.

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