Jennifer Tomes has been named dean of science at Mount Allison University, where she had been serving as interim dean. She began her five-year appointment on July 1. Dr. Tomes is also dean for Mount Allison’s newly created bachelor’s degree in health studies, which will begin in fall 2022. Also an associate professor of psychology, Dr. Tomes has worked at Mount Allison since 2000 and specializes in cognitive psychology. She holds a PhD and a master of arts in psychology from Western University.
The University of the Fraser Valley has appointed Whitney Fordham as its inaugural director, alumni relations. In her new position, she will lead alumni engagement and provide administrative support and consultation to UFV’s alumni association board of directors. Ms. Fordham previously held the role of manager, alumni relations. She has a master of public administration from the University of Victoria and a bachelor of business administration from UFV.