Belleville, ON, March 15, 2022 – Loyalist College is pleased to announce that Amanda Baskwill will serve as Dean of the School of Health, Human and Justice Studies, effective May 2, 2022.
Ms. Baskwill is recognized as a strategic academic leader focused on institutional transformation through administrative oversight and innovation. Ms. Baskwill brings exceptional experience in the college sector in both research and leadership capacities, and has served as Humber College’s Associate Dean, Allied Health – Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellness since 2017. A champion for equity and inclusion, Ms. Baskwill is also committed to fostering an institutional culture of respect, trust and openness.
Ms. Baskwill holds a Bachelor of Education (Adult Education) from Brock University and a Master of Science, Health Research Methodology. She also holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University. As a Registered Massage Therapist, Ms. Baskwill holds a Massage Therapy Diploma and a Teacher of Adults Certificate from Centennial College.
“We are thrilled to have an innovator like Amanda joining the senior academic team at Loyalist College,” said Sean Monteith, Senior Vice-President Academic. “Her extensive experience in research, clinical practice and curriculum development, combined with an uncompromising commitment to equitable and accessible learning will ensure Loyalist College continues to pursue and develop trailblazing industry partnerships, hands-on learning opportunities and deliver outstanding student experience.”
The School of Health, Human and Justice Studies includes:
Health & Wellness
- Nursing – Honours Bachelor of Science
- Fitness & Health Promotion
- Massage Therapy
- Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant
- Personal Support Worker
- Practical Nursing
- Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas & Degrees/Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates & Diplomas
- Recreation, Sport & Leisure
- Community & Justice Services
- Customs Border Services
- Inspections, Enforcement, Safety and Investigations
- Police Foundations
- Pre-Service Firefighter Education & Training
About Loyalist College
Loyalist College is located on the territory of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, and the Haudenosaunee people. We acknowledge our shared obligation to respect, honour, and sustain these lands and the natural resources contained within. Ranked one of Canada’s top 50 research colleges, Loyalist College empowers students, faculty, staff, and partners through experiential, industry cluster-based education, training and applied research programs. As Ontario’s Destination College, the College provides job-ready graduates for, and knowledge transfer to, industry and the community. Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, the College is perfectly positioned between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Loyalist College offers more than 70 full-time diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs in biosciences, building sciences, business, community service, health and wellness, media studies, public safety, and skilled trades. Continuing education options are available through LoyalistFocus.com, including hundreds of online, distance and in-class courses, and through the College’s 100+ university transfer agreements. Loyalist College is a key driver of social and economic health in eastern Ontario. It contributes 3.8 percent of the Gross Regional Product, representing $396.3 million annually to the regional economy – based on an October 2021 report by Emsi. For more information on Loyalist College’s Belleville, Bancroft and Toronto campuses and Port Hope satellite location, visit loyalistcollege.com.