Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, former Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Richard van Wylick as Associate Dean, Professional Development, for the Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year period beginning on July 1. Dr. van Wylick has been serving as the Interim Associate Dean of Continuing Professional Development since November.
Queen’s University has, for many decades, been known for its phenomenal student experience. But in recent years, there has been a big collective push to realize our goal for a balanced academy by combining that excellent student experience with an intensified research environment. There is a general appreciation around campus that what’s needed most, notwithstanding increasing challenges in the funding environment, is a redoubled focus on fortifying our research endeavours.