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Dean’s Podcast – Episode 12

An interview with Brian Campbell, dean of graduate studies at chair of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

BY UA/AU | JAN 11 2010

Welcome to the Dean’s Podcast – the podcast about issues shaping graduate studies in Canada.

In this episode, host Carolyn Watters, Dalhousie University dean of graduate studies, and 2009 Canadian Association of Graduate Studies president, talks to Brian Campbell, dean of graduate studies at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. It’s been almost seven years since UOIT officially opened, and Dr. Campbell has had the unique experience of being the first dean of graduate studies at a brand new university. Listen as he offers advice to future deans about starting a graduate program from scratch. (Running time: 17:44 mins).


If you’d like to get in touch with Carolyn about something you heard in the podcast, click here to e-mail her. Or, you can leave a comment in the forum below.

You can follow Carolyn and her colleagues, associate deans Sunny Marche and Dieter Pelzer,  at the Deans’ Blog, an intelligent and illuminating weekly take on issues affecting graduate students, post docs, and their supervisors at Dalhousie.

Theme music for the Dean’s Podcast by Derek K. Miller.

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