University Unveils New Logo and Look

BRANDON, MB – In a banquet hall full of proud alumni, Brandon University (BU) officially introduced a new logo and look during this year’s Homecoming Weekend. The new logo, a derivation of BU’s ceremonial coat of arms, maintains the rich heritage of its predecessor, but has simplified graphical elements and text that make for a […]

Dr. Gervan Fearon Installed as President

BRANDON, MB – With “I do so promise”, Dr. Gervan Albert Fearon was installed as the 15th President of Brandon University (BU) before a crowd including students, staff, provincial and federal politicians, Aboriginal leaders, and academics and University administrators from across Canada. Cloaked in the grey and blue robes of office, President and Vice Chancellor […]

New President is a Familiar Face

BRANDON, MB – Following an exhaustive cross-Canada search, the Brandon University (BU) Board of Governors takes great pride in announcing that Dr. Gervan Fearon begins a five year appointment as President and Vice-Chancellor, effective August 1st, 2014. Currently the Vice-President (Academic and Provost), Dr. Fearon joined BU in 2013 as part of the senior executive […]

BU President Responds to Hacking

The following is an op-ed article submitted to the Brandon Sun newspaper by Brandon University President and Vice-Chancellor Deborah Poff, concerning the unauthorized access, discovered in mid-October, to the University’s computer network. What is the Real Story Here? By Deborah C. Poff Many years ago when I was a graduate student in Ottawa, I returned […]

BU Probes Unauthorized Network Access

BRANDON, MB – Following unauthorized access to a test computer system data base, Brandon University (BU) is contacting affected individuals. The data base contained information from a number of student applications from 2004 to 2009. On Monday, October 14, the University took immediate steps to safeguard the network and data files after the unauthorized access, […]

A New Academic Year Begins at BU

BRANDON, MB – Speeches, tours and 500 drums pounding in unison marked the start of Orientation today for freshman students at Brandon University (BU), a poignant time for both students and their parents. “Today is scary and exciting, for both of us,” says Tracy Rimmer from Glenboro, MB. Her son Joseph is entering the Faculty […]

Newsman Lloyd Robertson Receives BU Degree

BRANDON, MB – Canada’s preeminent television journalist Lloyd Robertson will be given an honourary Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), during Convocation at Brandon University on May 31st, 2013. Robertson is one of the most trusted faces in TV news, spending 35 years as Chief Anchor and Senior Editor of the country’s most-watched national newscast, CTV […]

Respected Public Servant is New Chancellor

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) is pleased to announce that a Harvard educated financier, senior public sector manager and national expert on health systems has been appointed as Chancellor. Michael Decter is President and CEO of the investment company LDIC Inc., author of eight books and popular lecturer with the National Speakers Bureau. A […]

Renowned Toronto Educator Joins BU

Brandon University (BU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gervan Fearon as Vice-President (Academic and Provost). Dr. Fearon holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and is currently Dean, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University in Toronto. Dr. Fearon previously served as an Associate […]

Assistant Professor Handed Priceless Instrument

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