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Chancellor Eric Molson's term has been extended by one year until June 30, 2001. Board Chair Lillian Vineberg has been re-elected for a one-year term, and Vice-Chairs John Parisella and Richard Renaud were re-elected for one-year terms.

Community-at-large representatives George Hanna, Sister Eileen McIlwaine and Lillian Vineberg were re-elected members of the Board for three-year terms ending June 30, 2003. Faculty representatives William Byers and Terrill Fancott were also re-elected members of the Board for three-year terms.

Four new members of the community at large were introduced at the June 21 meeting of the Board, and will serve three-year terms. They are W. Brian Edwards (L BComm 71), who is president and CEO of BCE Emergis and MPACT Immedia, and has been an active fundraiser for Concordia; Peter Kruyt (BComm 78), who has been an executive at Power Corp.; Alex G. Potter, Director-General of Champlain Regional College; and Ivan Velan, founder of Velan (L BComm 68), of Velan Inc., a manufacturer of industrial valves.

Dr. Leonard Ellen, an active member of the Board since 1986 and one of the university's most devoted supporters, was named Governor Emeritus. A new body called the Associates of the Chancellor has been created to advise the Chancellor, the Rector and the Board of Governors on policy and development, and to act as advocates for the university. Members will include prominent alumni, governors emeritus, former members of Faculty advisory boards, community leaders and others who have performed fundraising, alumni and recruitment work on behalf of Concordia.











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