Director, Office of Research
Garry Milton has been appointed Director, Office of Research, effective April 3. Milton has had a long career at Concordia.
Since June 1996, he has served as Executive Director of the President’s Cabinet and from June 1994 to May 1996, he was Executive Assistant to the Rector and Director, Institutional Planning and Research.
Before his duties in the Office of the President, he was Director, Institutional Planning and Research, and Assistant Director, Institutional Planning. He held various administrative and management positions in Computing Services and the Office of the Vice-Rector and Principal, Loyola, beginning in 1972.
President Claude Lajeunesse said, “I am pleased that Garry Milton will be bringing his experience, talent and leadership to support our research efforts.”
Provost Martin Singer and Vice-Provost Truong Vo-Van also expressed their pleasure.
“Garry’s profound knowledge of the institution and experience in strategic planning will be invaluable,” Singer said.
Senior Media Relations Advisor
Tanya Churchmuch has been appointed Senior Media Relations Advisor, starting March 29. She will report to Christine Mota, Director of Media Relations.
Tanya will work to increase the university’s visibility in the media by analyzing the communication needs of units, projects, and university-wide activities.
She has been a reporter and anchor at Global Television Quebec since 1998. She previously worked at the Weather Network and MIX96 FM in Montreal, and as a freelance journalist, producer and consultant.
She served five years as president and national spokesperson of Reporters Without Borders Canada.
She holds a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Concordia University, and has BA in Political Science (with Distinction) from McGill University.
We join John Parisella, Special Communications Advisor to the President, in welcoming Tanya to Concordia.