David C. Johnson president of Harry Crowe Foundation
(June 27, 2013-Ottawa) At their June 25, 2013 general meeting, the Harry Crowe Foundation directors elected University of Alberta professor emeritus David C. Johnson as president. Professor Johnson taught Latin American history and has done extensive research on Colombia. He currently sits as Special Advisor to the Faculty Relations Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) at the University of Alberta where he advises on academic freedom and research integrity matters.
Also newly elected to the Foundation's board of directors is University of British Columbia professor emeritus William Bruneau. He is a former member of the CAUT Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee and a recipient of the Milner Award for significant contributions to the advancement of academic freedom.
The Harry Crowe Foundation is a registered charity established by CAUT that sponsors research and conducts conferences on issues in post-secondary education, including freedom of academic expression, research, institutional autonomy and governance, and scholarly communication in a digital age.
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