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External Reviewers' Site Visit ‑ Faculty of Agriculture, December 7th and 8th

Posted by Stephanie Rogers on November 28, 2017 in News

As a part of the Dalhousie University Senate Review of the Faculty of Agriculture, two External Reviewers will be on campus December 7th and 8th, 2017 for their site visit. The External Reviewers are Dr. Mary Buhr, Professor and Dean, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, and Dr. Robert Gordon, Vice-President Research and Acting Provost, Wilfred Laurier University,

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate in the review.

To ensure that as many individuals as possible have the opportunity to provide input, written submissions are strongly encouraged. Priorities for Senate Reviews are listed in Section D2 in the Senate Review of Faculties: Policy and Procedures. Please send your submission to the External Reviewers for the Faculty of Agriculture via email in confidence to Courtney Sutton at the address below.  Verbal and written input is strictly confidential to the External Reviewers.  

In addition, and subject to overall demand, members of the Faculty of Agriculture may request appointments with the External Reviewers on December 7th and 8th. Group sessions have been scheduled as follows:






December 7th, 2017

December 8th, 2017

December 8th, 2017






CA Douglas Room, Cumming Hall

CA Douglas Room, Cumming Hall

CA Douglas Room, Cumming Hall

To confirm your plans to attend one of these sessions, please RSVP to Courtney Sutton at

Any questions or concerns may be directed to Fiona Black, Associate Vice-President Academic at or Bertrum MacDonald, Review Committee Chair at

Your participation is most welcome and encouraged.

Committee Membership: Senate Review Committee for the Faculty of Agriculture

Bertrum MacDonald, Chair, School of Information Management, Faculty of Management
Karen Foster, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Mysore Satish, Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Sophia Stone, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science
Rachel Rix, Graduate Student, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science (Agricultural Campus)
Cora Sharp, Undergraduate Student, Department of Plant, Food and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture
Jeremy Stroud, Undergraduate Student, Department of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture
Fiona Black, Ex-Officio, Associate Vice-President, Academic