York University announces that Rhonda Lenton has been appointed president and vice-chancellor

Rick Waugh, chair of the York University Board of Governors, sends the following message to the community: On behalf of the Board of Governors of York University, I am delighted to announce that after an extensive search process that began in December 2015, Dr. Rhonda Lenton has been appointed York University’s eighth President and Vice-Chancellor. […]

Statement from York University President on the U.S. Travel Ban and the Quebec City Attack

York President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri has issued the following statement: York University, along with our university colleagues across the country, is extremely concerned about the recent travel ban imposing restrictions on individuals from seven countries that has been issued by the president of the United States. We are working with Universities Canada and other […]

Premier Wynne visits York U to discuss access, teaching & learning innovation and entrepreneurial education

On Monday, York University welcomed a delegation to the Keele campus that included Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca, Minister of Community and Social Services Helena Jaczek, and Trinity-Spadina MPP Han Dong. York University was one of the first stops on the premier’s week-long tour of postsecondary campuses in Ontario. The […]