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Presidential Transition Team Announced

Canisius President-elect Steve Stoute has announced the formation of a Presidential Transition Team (PTT) to advise and support him in the early phase of his presidency.  The (PTT) will be advisory to incoming-president Stoute and provide him with recommendations for meaningful events and engagements that facilitate his successful transition to Canisius College and the Western New York community. The PTT will identify opportunities that will enable President Stoute to establish important internal and external relationships and expand upon his knowledge of Canisius’ rich history and culture, as well as the strengths, opportunities, and challenges facing the college.   The PTT will work in partnership with the Board of Trustees Onboarding and Transition Oversight Committee (OATO).

Linda Walleshauser, associate vice president for Human Resources & Compliance, and Erica Sammarco, associate vice president and assistant to the President, will co-chair the team.  They will work with the following members of the Canisius community appointed to the PTT by President-elect Stoute:

·         Tim Balkin, vice president for Business & Finance

·         Mick Cochrane, professor, English

·         Sandra Estanek, interim vice president for Student Affairs /Successor

·         Kristin Finn, professor, Teacher Education

·         Jason Francey, director of Student Engagement

·         Eileen Herbert, chief communications officer, Communications/ Public Relations

·         Jahare Hudson ’23, president, Undergraduate Student Association

·         Danielle Ianni, vice president, Enrollment Management

·         Caleb Long, HESAA,’23, graduate student representative

·         Sandra Miller, Sr. director, Corporate & Foundation and Government Relations

·         Sara Morris, vice president, Academic Affairs

·         Fatima Rodriguez-Johnson, associate dean, Diversity and Inclusion

·         Denise Rotondo, dean, Wehle School of Business

·         Rev. Tom Slon, S.J., rector, Canisius Jesuit Community

·         Howard Stanger/Successor, Faculty Senate Chair

·         Kim Venti, vice president, Institutional Advancement

·         Director of Campus Ministry (TBA)

·         Trustee Onboarding and Transition Oversight Committee – representative

A kick-off meeting for the PTT will be held today with President-elect Stoute.  He will officially begin his role on July 1, but the PTT will initiate its work this spring to prepare for his onboarding and support him throughout his first year. He has expressed his gratitude to this team and looks forward to working collaboratively with members of our Canisius community in developing a vision for the future.

Submitted by: College Communications

Canisius in the News

Julie Anna Golebiewski, PhD, associate professor of economics and finance, spoke with The Buffalo News on Wednesday, April 20, about inflation rates and how they might force workers who were planning on retiring to come back into the workforce.

To read the full article on The Buffalo News click, here.

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Scott Walker Comes to Canisius

Canisius College welcomes Scott Walker, former governor of Wisconsin, to campus on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. Walker, president of the Young America’s Foundation (YAF), will present the inaugural lecture under the auspices of a new conservative lecture series made possible by Canisius Trustee Jerry Canada ’86. The talk, titled “Our Rights Come from God, Not the Government,” is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the student chapter of the Young Americans for Freedom. 

A question and answer session will follow Walker’s lecture. For more information about the event click, here.

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Canisius in the News

President-elect Steve K. Stoute discussed his passion for Catholic higher education and dedication to student success in the latest edition of Buffalo Rising. In the interview, Stoute also shares more about the transformative impact he wants to the college to have – on students, their families and the entire city of Buffalo.

To read the full article, click here.

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Canisius Welcomes Professor Robert Gross

The College of Arts & Sciences at Canisius presents a talk by award-winning author and professor emeritus at the University of Connecticut Robert A. Gross, PhD, on Monday, March 28 at 5:00 p.m.  The event will take place in the Grupp Fireside Lounge, located on the second floor of the Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center.  It is free and open to the public.

Professor Gross will discuss his recently-published book, The Transcendentalists and Their World. A cultural study of major American writers and a deep social biography of a place and an idea, the book traces the impact of capitalism, democracy and social reform on 19th century Concord, MA

For more information about the event, click here

Submitted by: College Communications