Embrace the city, Embrace the world



Mandate: Develop complementary city and international strategies for Concordia
Leaders: Deputy Provost Lisa Ostiguy is leading the city part of this direction and William Cheaib, Associate Vice-President, International is leading the world part of this direction


Who was involved?

Embrace the city:

The Deputy Provost worked primarily with two committees that have deep interests in advancing Concordia’s local engagement and impact: the Community Engagement Subcommittee (part of the sustainability governance structure) and the Living Knowledge Research Project Advisory Committee.

Embrace the world:

The AVP, International convened a working group consisting of faculty, staff, and students with deep interests in advancing Concordia’s international engagement and impact.

The development of these strategies took place in the fall of 2015.

Note: The strategies build on recommendations of the strategic directions Idea Groups focused on community engagement, international strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship, and research, along with feedback from the Concordia community submitted during Phase 1 of the Strategic Directions process.

The Provost’s Fellow in community engagement also provided assistance.

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