Last August, Arig al Shaibah was enjoying summer in Halifax and making plans for the year ahead at Dalhousie. Then she heard that McMaster was searching for someone to fill a new role as the University’s first associate vice-president, Equity and Inclusion. “These types of roles don’t come up very often, especially at universities as respected as McMaster. I knew I had to apply,” said al Shaibah. Her appointment to the role has now been approved by both the Senate and the Board of Governors and takes effect April 1.
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