VP News

Fall Edition 2016:

Farewell to Gitta Kulczycki

It’s time for us to say ‘farewell’ to Gitta. She has been a wonderful leader of Resources and Operations for the past twelve years and during that time has successfully achieved many accomplishments, many of which will leave a legacy at Western. Continue reading...


New Campus Police Director

The new Director for Campus Police has been named! Daniel Redmond has accepted the position of Director of Campus Community Police Service. With more than 30 years of progressive experience across the province with the Ontario Provincial Police, Dan has shown himself to be an exceptional leader, committed to safety and security. Continue reading...


You’re Invited - 2016 Western Award of Excellence October 24, 2016

The 2016 class of Western Award of Excellence ceremony and reception is being held on October 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m in the Great Hall. Come and congratulate these individuals who make outstanding contributions to our campus community!  To RVSP to attend the ceremony please login to My Human Resources, select “Request Training Enrollment” then “Search by Course Number” TWAE. Continue reading...


First Tea Concept on Campus - Argo Tea Café @ the Weldon Library

Argo Tea Café is the latest development of Hospitality Services team in its effort to revamp one of the campus library eateries. Located in the Weldon Library, the new Café offers healthy and refreshing beverage and food options for the Western community. This is the first tea concept on campus at Western, and also the first operation of Argo Tea in Canada. Continue reading...


WE SPEAK  2017 Faculty & Staff Survey

In January 2017, Western will once again undertake an engagement survey of faculty and staff members - WE SPEAK 2017. The survey is designed to provide you with an opportunity to express your views about your day-to-day work experience at Western. Continue reading...


The Dish on Saugeen’s New Dining Hall

Innovation, creativity, and student feedback have been at the heart of every construction project here at Western, and the new Saugeen-Maitland Residence Dining Hall is no exception. Last updated in the early 2000s, this year’s incoming residents will be the first to enjoy a completely new experience that caters to their cravings. Continue reading...


Western Retail Services Wins Second Prize at CAUBO

Western Retail Services (WRS) and Propel (Western’s Entrepreneurship Centre) are proud to announce that their ‘Supporting Student Businesses: Building trust and relationships with student entrepreneurs’ project has won Second Prize in the ‘Open Category’ of the 2016 Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) Quality and Productivity (Q&P) Awards Program. Continue reading...


Global Corporate Challenge a Great Success

Over 1,400 participants on 200 teams took part in the 2016 Global Corporate Challenge.  Participants came together for final 2016 celebration in early October. Continue reading...


Grass not Growing Under Feet of Mike Lunau

When Facilities Management's long-standing landscape service manager retired, feet were being measured to see who would fill those shoes.  Continue reading...


Enhancing Data Analytics

Western Procurement Services is currently implementing two new programs to enhance Financial Services’ data analytics capabilities, Spend Radar and Visa IntelliLink Compliance Auditor (VICA). Once rolled out, these programs will improve visibility and management on spend and compliance and will provide accessible, reportable, and actionable data. Continue reading....