In this Nov. 25, 2011 file photo, guest speaker Jon Thompson addresses delegates at CAUT’s council meeting.
Jon Thompson was reelected to a second one-year term as president of the Harry Crowe Foundation at the 2012 annual general meeting in December. A professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of New Brunswick, Thompson has served on the board of directors of the charitable foundation since it was founded in 2003.
Arpi Hamalian, chair of the North-South Institute — Canada’s premier research center on international development issues — and professor of education at Concordia University, was elected vice-president.
Other members of the foundation’s board who won election in december are Jamie Cameron, professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School; David Johnson, professor emeritus of history and classics and special advisor to the provost and vice-president cademic, University of Alberta; and Howard Pawley, professor emeritus of law at the University of indsor and former premier of Manitoba.
The foundation will be hosting its next conference on “The Limits of Academic Freedom
,” Feb. 1–3, 2013, in Toronto.