Belleville, Ontario, July 22, 2022 – Loyalist College is pleased to announce that Barry Weese will serve as Dean of Leadership, Learning and Academic Excellence, effective August 15, 2022.
Mr. Weese brings over 15 years of leadership within the college system, including experience developing a wide range of innovative programs and has a passion for fostering trusting and supportive environments for students. Since 2017, Mr. Weese served as Associate Dean, Allied Health at St. Lawrence College.
Mr. Weese holds an Honours Bachelor of Science and Master of Science, Biology from Queen’s University. He is a member of the Colleges Ontario Heads of Health Sciences Committee and of the Queen’s University Family Health Team Advisory Committee.
“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Weese into this new role on the senior academic team at Loyalist,” said Sean Monteith, Senior Vice-President, Academic. “As we prepare to launch our latest five-year Academic Plan, Mr. Weese’s extensive knowledge and strategic vision will be instrumental in implementing new and meaningful directions for teaching, learning and student engagement at the College.”
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.
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