News & Announcements


Appointment of University Secretary

Amy Bryson has been appointed as Western’s next University Secretary, effective March 11, 2021. The appointment was recently approved by Western’s Board of Governors.

Amy has served as University Secretary in an acting capacity since July 2020. During this interim period, she has provided excellent leadership within the Secretariat and demonstrated her ability to provide sage counsel on a wide range of issues related to Western’s complex governance environment.

Prior to her current role, Amy served Western as Executive Director, Office of the President and Senior Advisor to the President, and also as Director of HBA Recruiting and Admissions for the Ivey Business School. Before joining Western in 2010, Amy practiced corporate commercial law with McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP here in London. She has also served on the boards of several non-profit and for-profit organizations during her career, including Chair of the Board of CAA Club Group and CAA Insurance Company, and Vice-Chair of the Executive Board of Huron University College.

Amy is a proud Western graduate who earned her BA Honours degree from Huron University College and an LLB from the University of Saskatchewan. She also holds an ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

University Secretariat Operating Remotely

The University Secretariat is operating remotely as a result of recommendations associated with COVID-19. The on-campus office is closed. To reach the University Secretariat please call 519-661-2056 or email

Online Proctoring Notice and Guidelines

Online proctoring is being offered for select courses at Western University so that we may offer students remote learning experiences while we are dealing with COVID-19. The Online Proctoring Notice and Guidelines are available here.

Call for applications and nominations for membership on Senate Committees

Applications and nominations are accepted on a continuing basis for Senate committee membership.