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Board of Governors highlights: September 2022

Concordia President Graham Carr delivers the news since the start of the fall term
October 17, 2022

Concordia’s Board of Governors met for its first meeting of the 2022-23 academic year, chaired by Helen Antoniou, on September 29.

The highlights of Concordia President Graham Carr’s report, in addition to his written report:

  • Events on campus since the beginning of the academic term included the conferral of the Loyola Medal on the Honourable Murray Sinclair, Concordia’s first-ever Pow Wow and Homecoming 2022.
  • Shuffle 33 raised $220,000 this year and a total of $2.7 million over its 33 years; Lallemand Inc. donated $812,000 to support the Bioprocessing Centre in the Applied Science Hub.
  • Concordia has aligned its financial practices with the university’s sustainability agenda; and the university secured a sustainability-linked financing deal with BMO Financial Group, the first loan of its kind for a Canadian university.
  • As expected, the university experienced a four-percent drop in registration from Quebec students, which was offset by increased enrolment of Canadian students from outside Quebec and international students.

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