Northern College Announces New Vice-President, Academic and Student Success

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TIMMINS, ON: Northern College has officially announced the appointment of Dr. Audrey Penner to the position of Vice-President, Academic and Student Success.

With a doctorate in Education, Penner has served as a senior academic leader at Holland College in Prince Edward Island for a number of years, where she has championed excellence in teaching and learning. Dr. Penner’s experience in leading diverse faculty and staff, curriculum design and learning management systems, as well as in expanding Aboriginal programming, and developing mutually beneficial partnerships has enhanced the learner experience both academically and socially, while being responsive to the needs of diverse student populations through the provision of appropriate services.

“It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Audrey Penner to the position of Vice-President, Academic and Student Success, with Northern College,” says Fred Gibbons, President of Northern College. “Her experience in sophisticated strategic planning and organizational development will complement her skillset in ensuring accountability, transparency and quality. Dr. Penner’s significant experience will be instrumental in heading the V.P. Academic & Student Success portfolio.”

Dr. Penner currently serves as Director of Learning Support, Applied Research and Transitions at Holland College. Her appointment to Vice-President, Academic and Student Success with Northern College is effective August 1st, 2014.

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