Dr Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon

Robert is Provost and Vice-President: Academic at Wilfrid Laurier University.

As an integral member of the University’s executive leadership team, Gordon works closely with the President and Vice-Chancellor on university-wide strategic planning and executing the University’s Strategic Mandate Agreement with the province of Ontario. He served as chair of the University’s Task Force on Freedom of Expression which developed the Statement on Freedom of Expression. Prior to becoming Provost and Vice-President: Academic, Robert was the Vice-President: Research, where he served as Laurier’s research champion and helped to develop the scope and impact of research at Laurier.

Session

Robert will be contributing to Plenary session 4: Academic Freedom and free speech on Wednesday 10 July with Baroness Valerie Amos, Director, SOAS, Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Durham University and UCEA Board member and Professor Dawn Freshwater, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Western Australia and AHEIA Vice-Chair.

He will also be chairing Plenary session 5: #Metoo in HE: what are we doing? on Wednesday 10 July. There will be contributions from Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Durham University and UCEA Board member and Kirsty Dwyer, Chief Executive, People & Diversity, University of Canberra

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This page was last updated on 3 April 2019