Vice-President External Relations Appointment

Carmen Charette, Vice-President External Relations has announced her retirement for the end of 2019. In accordance with the university’s appointment procedures for the Vice-President External Relations (Policy GV0320), an appointment committee has been established. 

The appointment committee began its work in May. Boyden, a leading firm with extensive university experience, has been engaged to assist with the search for a successor. 

The committee has undertaken to acquaint itself with the requirements of the position and establish criteria for the next appointment. The executive brief, which includes the position description and criteria is posted below. 

The committee now welcomes names of individuals whom you perceive to possess the qualities and experience needed in this role. Any suggestions you have in this regard can be communicated to the committee by email to or directly to Boyden at

The university community will be kept apprised of the progress of the committee's work through updates on this website.