MEMO: To Fellows, Administration & Support Staff, Students and the Wider College Community
On behalf of St John’s College Council, it is my distinct pleasure to announce that at its meeting of Wednesday, April 7th, 2021, the Council appointed Dr Allison Abra to be Warden & Vice Chancellor of St John’s College beginning July 26th, 2021. The Chancellor, in making the nomination, informed Council that the Search Committee was unanimous in making its recommendation to him. He also expressed that Allison has his full confidence in assuming the role of Warden. Finally, at the request of College Council, the University of Manitoba Board of Governors confirmed the appointment of Dr Abra at its meeting of April 20th, 2021. The College is very pleased to welcome Dr Abra back to St John’s as Warden, as she leads the College into the future.
Here, from the University of Manitoba, is the announcement of the new Warden and a warm welcome to Allison from the President of the University of Manitoba, Dr Michael Benarroch.
The Ven. Godfrey Mawejje
Chair of St John’s College Council