The Calgary Institute of the Humanities has appointed two MEMS scholars as director and acting director.
Dr. Jim Ellis has been appointed to the position of Director, CIH for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2015. Jim has had two CIH fellowships, has long been a member of the Executive Council of the Institute, and has just completed a year as acting director. Currently, he is away on a 12-month research study leave.
For this interim period, Dr. Susan Bennett has agreed to be the acting director. Her appointment, back-dated to July 1, 2014, will run until June 30, 2015. Susan knows the CIH well, having served three separate stints on the executive council, and she has a breadth of administrative experience, as Associate Dean (Research) in the former Faculty of Humanities.