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Susan Denburg named acting provost

Published: March 12, 2015
Susan Denburg
Susan Denburg has been named acting provost and vice-president academic for McMaster University.

Susan Denburg has been named acting provost and vice-president academic for the time that David Wilkinson will be on research leave.

The Senate approved the appointment at its meeting this week. Provost Wilkinson will be on research leave July 1 through Dec. 31, 2015.

Denburg is McMaster's associate vice-president (academic) in the Faculty of Health Sciences and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience.

"In her current role, Dr. Denburg works closely with the provost and as well as with the deans and other members of the senior team and has a great deal of knowledge and experience of the current institutional projects and priorities that are underway," says President Patrick Deane.

Susan Denburg came to McMaster in 1975 as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Psychiatry. She has held a number of senior roles including associate dean (education) in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Her undergraduate degree in psychology is from McGill University and she holds a masters in educational psychology from Cornell University and a PhD from the University of Toronto.

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