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Cheryl Sutton, Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University

Cheryl Sutton

Cheryl Sutton is the Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University. She first joined the institution in 2010 as Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations, and in 2014, took on the role of Assistant Vice-President, Finance and Human Resources. Prior to being appointed Interim President in July 2020, she served as Vice-President, Finance and Administration. 

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Sutton currently serves on multiple boards including the University Health Insurance Plan Steering Committee (since 2011) and the Faculty Bargaining Services advisory committee (since 2019). She is also the current board chair of Hands and has been a board member since 2015.

Recent News

President DeGagné earns Indspire Award

Congratulations to Nipissing University President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Mike DeGagné, on earning an Indspire Award for Public Service. The 2018 Indspire Awards were announced November 7, 2017. A ceremony will be held to celebrate the award winners on March 23, 2018, in Winnipeg, MB.

DeGagné speaking for World Social Work Day

World Social Work Day is on March 20, and the department of Social Work is marking the occasion with a special lecture featuring Nipissing University president, Dr. Mike DeGagné. Dr. DeGagné will speak about the future of social work in the context of Reconciliation and efforts to indigenize education.

Nipissing installs Dr. Mike DeGagné as President

Education is the key to a better world, an investment in one’s personal future and the future of Ontario, and Nipissing University has a significant role to play in building that future. That was one of the key messages expressed during Dr. Mike DeGagné’s first official address as President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University.