Person: Dr Jeff Zabudsky

Dr. Jeff Zabudsky

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Overcoming the research/undergraduate dilemma

By Dr Jeff Zabudsky

The prospect of a new class of post-secondary institutions — undergraduate teaching universities — is challenging the two schools of thought framing the debate over the role of research and its connection to the undergraduate experience.

Dr Jeff Zabudsky

Dr Jeff Zabudsky has been appointed president and CEO of Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, effective February1/10, replacing Dr Robert Turner after a nine-year term. Zabudsky comes to Sheridan from Red River College where he served as president and CEO for five years. He has more than 25 years experience as a post-secondary…

Penny Park

Penny Park has been appointed the inaugural executive director of the Science Media Centre of Canada (SMCC) effective January 1st. Park will relocate from Toronto to Ottawa at the SMCC’s office at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Park comes to SMCC from the Discovery Channel where she has held a number of positions over…

Rod Charko

Rod Charko has been appointed CEO of the Alberta Enterprise Corp, a $100-million private equity fund of funds targeting Alberta-based venture capital (VC) managers and venture funds. Charko has had a long career in the VC industry, including a stint as a member of the management team at BDC Ventures. In addition to helping establish…