"Find a way"— Q&A with Alan Shepard 

Alan Shepard took office as Western’s 11th President & Vice-Chancellor on July 1 after serving seven years as President & Vice-Chancellor of Concordia University in Montréal. Western's Alumni Gazette editor Marcia Steyaert (BA'96) sat down with Alan to talk about the power of education, the challenges and opportunities facing universities, and the critical role alumni play in Western’s future.

Visit our Western Alumni website to meet Alan and read the interview.



New and Noteworthy


Western President Alan Shepard congratulates the Class of 2020.


On June 2, 2020, Western President Alan Shepard presented to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. The session focused on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.



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