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Canisius University Faculty and Staff,

We hope this message finds you well and energized by the return of students to our campus and the start of the new academic year. The following information highlights some important updates regarding various administrative items that have been implemented or will be effected this academic year to enhance the institution’s operational efficiency and better align with its strategic goals.

1. Reporting Structure Changes:

Human Resources: The Office of Human Resources now reports directly to the Office of the President.

Registrar: The Registrar’s Office is now under the sole purview of Academic Affairs.

Griff Center: The Griff Center for Student Success now falls under the sole oversight of Student Affairs.

Financial Aid: The Financial Aid Office is now under the sole purview of Enrollment Management.

2. New Office Locations:

Admissions, Marketing and University Communications: The Admissions, Marketing and University Communications departments are now located on the third floor of Science Hall.

Office of Mission & Ministry: The Mission & Ministry staff has moved to the second floor of Old Main.

Institutional Research and WSB Executive Education Leadership Development: The Office of Institutional Research and the Wehle School of Business Executive Education Leadership Development team have switched locations on the second floor of Bagen Hall.

3. Senior Leadership Team Update:

The search for a new vice president for advancement is ongoing. In the interim, Dianna Civello is overseeing the Office of Advancement.

Canisius leadership is preparing to launch the search for its next vice president for finance and administration. The representative search committee for this effort will be chaired by Dr. Harold Fields, vice president for student affairs and dean of students.

While changes in the way we work can sometimes be a challenge, these updates will positively impact the way the institution serves the campus community and help move Canisius closer to achieving the shared goals for the university.

Thank you for your ongoing commitment to Canisius.

Submitted by: University Communications