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Cvu renews board chair
For immediate release
February 15, 2007
Denis Mayer from Laurentian University has been re-elected as President and Chair of the Board of Directors of Canadian Virtual University-Université virtuelle canadienne (CVU-UVC Inc.) for a second two-year term.
Mr. Mayer has been involved with CVU since January 2000. “I am very proud of the achievements made to date,” said Mr. Mayer, “and I look forward to working with colleagues on the board and the advisory committee to promote this exciting partnership of innovative Canadian universities as we look for new ways to increase access to higher education.”
Canadian Virtual University is a consortium of 13 Canadian universities that offer a collective catalogue (www.cvu-uvc.ca) of 1500 courses and 250 degrees, diplomas, and certificates, entirely online or through distance education.
CVU offers students greater course selection than they would have at any single university, as well as fee savings when they take courses from partner universities. Universities benefit from joint marketing and student advising, and sharing of expertise and best practices.
Denis Mayer is Associate Vice-President of Student Affairs at Laurentian University in Sudbury , Ontario . He has also served as president of the Canadian Association of Distance Education and as president of the Ontario Council for University Lifelong Learning.
Denis Mayer, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Canadian Virtual University-Université virtuelle canadienne .
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