The Spring Ordinary Meeting of Convocation for 2020 was held on Friday 18 September by Zoom webinar.
Convocation was delighted to present Professor Amit Chakma, Vice-Chancellor of The University Western Australia, as our Guest Speaker for the Spring Ordinary Meeting of 2020.
Professor Amit Chakma is the Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia. He served as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Ontario from 2009 to 2019. Prior to his tenure at Western, he served as Provost and Vice-President Academic at the University of Waterloo from 2001 to 2009.
In addition to his university leadership roles, Professor Chakma served as Chair of the Council of the Association of Commonwealth Universities from 2017-2019. He was the Acting Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Asian University for Women from 2013 to 2015 and chaired Canada's Advisory Panel on International Education Strategy from 2011 to 2013.