OCAD University chancellor reappointed for a second term

 

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 9:00pm

Michel Frappier, the chair of OCAD University’s Board of Governors, has announced the reappointment of Chancellor Catherine (Kiki) Delaney for a second two-year term (beginning on June 2, 2015).

Since becoming chancellor in 2011, Delaney has contributed her strong leadership, business acumen and strategic oversight to the growth of Canada’s largest art, design and digital media university.

Delaney is a deeply respected business leader and the president of C.A. Delaney Capital Management Ltd., the investment counselling firm she founded in October 1992. In addition to serving as chancellor of OCAD University, Delaney sits on on the Board of Trustees of the Hospital for Sick Children, chairs the Investment and Pension Committee at the Hospital for Sick Children, is a member of the Leadership Council of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and serves on the Investment Committee of the Canada Council for the Arts.

We are delighted to inform you that recent grads from OCADU’s ILLU and MAAD programs and were among the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair Award Winners announced at the event this past Friday. (Full email announcement from the TOAF viewable below and in this browser link). Both Elise and Eugenia were recipients of the OCAD U TOAF Career Launcher opportunity (along with 8 additional ILLU and MAAD grads), coordinated by the CEAD.
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Photo courtesy: Red Embers
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Chancellor Delaney
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 9:00pm

Michel Frappier, the chair of OCAD University’s Board of Governors, has announced the reappointment of Chancellor Catherine (Kiki) Delaney for a second two-year term (beginning on June 2, 2015).

Since becoming chancellor in 2011, Delaney has contributed her strong leadership, business acumen and strategic oversight to the growth of Canada’s largest art, design and digital media university.

Delaney is a deeply respected business leader and the president of C.A. Delaney Capital Management Ltd., the investment counselling firm she founded in October 1992. In addition to serving as chancellor of OCAD University, Delaney sits on on the Board of Trustees of the Hospital for Sick Children, chairs the Investment and Pension Committee at the Hospital for Sick Children, is a member of the Leadership Council of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and serves on the Investment Committee of the Canada Council for the Arts.