Queen's Remembers Kim Renders

Queen’s University regrets to inform the community of the death of Dan School of Drama and Music Professor Kim Renders.

Kim, a pioneer in the Canadian theatre scene, passed away on July 17, 2018 in Kingston. Craig Walker, Director of the Dan School, says her death is a loss beyond Queen’s University.

"We offer our deep sympathy to Kim's family, who will be feeling her loss most keenly," says Dr. Walker. "But Kim's loss will also be grieved by her students, her colleagues and many others. Kim was an extraordinary person." 

The family will hold a celebratory party at a later date. Donations in Kim’s name can be made to Nightwood Theatre, or any Canadian group that supports women in the arts.

Flags on campus will be lowered in Kim’s memory on Thursday, July 19.

Anyone in need of support is encouraged to contact: Interfaith Chaplain Kate Johnson: chaplain@queensu.ca, 613-533-2186 or Student Wellness Services: counselling.services@queensu.ca, 613-533-6000 ext. 78264.

Read the full article in the Queen's Gazette.