Charles Pender to head Grenfell College Secretariat

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Charles Pender has been appointed director of the newly established Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Secretariat.
Pender, who is known as an educator, administrator and former municipal politician, will commence his new duties as director of the Grenfell College Secretariat on Aug. 9.
The appointment was announced today by Dr. Christopher W. Loomis, president and vice-chancellor pro tempore, in his capacity as chair of the Task Force on a Renewed Governance Structure for Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.
"I welcome Mr. Pender to Memorial," said Dr. Loomis. "We're pleased that we've found someone of his experience and capability to help us manage through this period of change. Our goal continues to be to grow enrolment and research capacity at Grenfell and to reinforce the west coast campus's place as a vital and strong part of Memorial University."
The task force is mandated to undertake the important work related to academics, administration and finance, research, and communications and nomenclature that will mark a new era for Grenfell College, Memorial University's campus in Corner Brook.
The secretariat reports to the task force and has been created to augment the administrative and planning capacity at Memorial's west coast campus, including student recruitment.
Pender is an alumnus of Memorial University with a master's degree in education. He has a deep interest in and knowledge of both Sir Wilfred Grenfell College and Corner Brook, having served as mayor of the city.

Organizations: Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Secretariat

Geographic location: Corner Brook

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  • wouldnt ya know
    July 02, 2010 - 13:33

    Whattaya know...another TORY mouth!! It never ends....

  • Ed.
    July 02, 2010 - 13:17

    I strongly believe they have the right person for the job. Congratulations Charles.

  • wouldnt ya know
    July 01, 2010 - 20:22

    Whattaya know...another TORY mouth!! It never ends....

  • Ed.
    July 01, 2010 - 19:57

    I strongly believe they have the right person for the job. Congratulations Charles.