Concordia President Graham Carr as been appointed to the nine-member board of administrators at U SPORTS, the nationwide model for college sports activities in Canada.
He’ll start a two-year time period instantly and can function the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) consultant. Carr succeeds Daniel McMahon, the rector of Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.
“It’s an honour to hitch the U SPORTS board of administrators,” mentioned Carr. “I look ahead to working with the opposite board members and to serving to form the way forward for college sports activities in Canada.”
Amongst its tasks, the board approves methods, plans, insurance policies and procedures that information the group, and gives route for administration and all committees. It additionally ensures that longer-term strategic plans and annual working plans for U SPORTS are in place.
Carr joined Concordia’s Department of History in 1983 after incomes his PhD from the College of Maine. Since then, he’s held quite a few management positions together with provost and vice-president, educational affairs; vice-president, analysis and graduate research; and dean of graduate research. He was named president and vice-chancellor in 2019.
Since arriving at Concordia greater than 35 years in the past, Carr has attended numerous varsity video games and supplied assist at many athletic occasions, together with the celebrated Sports activities Corridor of Fame inductions. He’s at all times taken an energetic curiosity in college sports activities and understands properly the intricacies and challenges of regional and nationwide competitors.
Beneath the U SPORTS umbrella, yearly greater than 20,000 student-athletes and 900 coaches from 56 universities vie for 21 nationwide championships in 12 totally different sports activities.
U SPORTS additionally gives greater efficiency worldwide alternatives for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer season Universiades, in addition to quite a few World College Championships.
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