President's Luncheon on Academic Freedom

Federation Hall
Monday, Mar 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT 
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Event Details

Academic freedom is a foundational principle of the modern university. In our commitment to academic freedom in teaching, scholarship, and research, the University of Waterloo welcomes campus dialogue on this topic.  We are pleased to present a special panel discussion. 
The President's Luncheon on Academic Freedom will be hosted by Vice-President and Provost George Dixon.  The event will feature remarks from President Feridun Hamdullahpur, and discussion with the following panelists:

  • Bryan Tolson, President, Faculty Association, University of Waterloo
  • Karen Jack, University Secretary, University of Waterloo
  • Shannon Dea, Associate Professor, Deparment of Philosophy and Associate Chair, Graduate Studies
Further panelists to be confirmed.

Date | March 12, 2018
Time | Lunch - 11:30 a.m. Program – 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.  
Location | Federation Hall

Luncheon provided.
Space is limited, and registration is required for this free event.  


Federation Hall
200 University Avenue West Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 CA



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