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Maude Barlow appointed honorary Chancellor at Brescia University College

Brescia University College, Canada’s only women’s university has appointed Council of Canadians Honorary Chairperson Maude Barlow as its Chancellor. Maude Barlow will serve a three-year term in this honorary position, acting as an ambassador for Brescia and an inspirational leader for the Brescia community. 

Brescia University College, Canada’s women’s university college, is affiliated with Western University. The 1,600 women registered as either full- or part-time students at Brescia study a wide variety of subjects in the Schools of Behavioural & Social Sciences, Food & Nutritional Sciences, Humanities and Leadership & Social Change in an empowering, compassionate, student-centred and invigorating environment.

As Chancellor, Maude will preside over Brescia’s Baccalaureate and Magisterial ceremonies and will support Brescia’s mission of educating future women leaders. 

Watch a video from Maude Barlow on the Brescia website here.

In acknowledgement of Maude’s celebrated appointment, Brescia Principal Dr. Susan Mumm notes, “Maude’s commitment to activism and dedication to women’s leadership initiatives are especially aligned with the values of Brescia’s foundresses, the Ursuline Sisters. Maude leads with wisdom, justice and compassion, inspiring others to respond to critical issues facing the world today. As Brescia embarks on our next century, we know Maude’s influence will help us continue to empower young women leaders.”