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Deputy Provost stepping down

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Alan Harrison announced today that Laeeque Daneshmend will be stepping down from his position as Deputy Provost, effective Dec. 31, 2015. He will return to his faculty position as a professor in the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining, in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Laeeque Daneshmend will be stepping down from his position as Deputy Provost, effective Dec. 31, 2015.

“From the first day he began as Deputy Provost, Laeeque has played an important and influential role in the Provost’s Office,” says Alan Harrison.  “He will be sorely missed.”

As a result of Dr. Daneshmend’s departure from the role, and for the purpose of continuity over the upcoming academic year, oversight of Campus Planning and Development will transfer back to the Office of Planning and Budgeting starting Sept. 1, and will report to Megan Sheppard, Associate Vice-Principal (Planning and Budgeting). Ms. Sheppard will also assume the role of chair of the Campus Planning Advisory Committee.

Details regarding other arrangements for the oversight of the Deputy Provost portfolio will be made available prior to Dr. Daneshmend’s departure.