EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Dr. Mamdouh Shoukri
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The work happening at York University. The university's primary function. Plans for growth; interdisciplinary approach; plans for York as a progressive university. York's place among Canadian universities. The real question for York. Managing growth. The cosmopolitan and diverse nature of York University. Strengths in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The first objective of York's University Academic Plan. Strengthening research. The Interdisciplinary University - the goal. Expanding the School of Engineering with a non-traditional approach. A new approach to medical education. Knowledge Creation and Dissemination. The privilege of advancing knowledge; the responsibility of mobilizing that knowledge; sharing it with the community; solving problems; increasing prosperity. The obligation to create new outlets. Direct participation in social and economic development. Getting to be one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Internationalization. The importance of reaching out to the world. Efforts that are paying off.