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SPECIAL SECTION - CAMPAIGN GLENDON’S LEADERSHIP article by: Marika Kemeny THE LAUNCH OF PHASE II article by: Marika Kemeny Glendon marked the success of Phase I and launched Phase II of its Leader ship for Global Challenges Cam paign, at a celebration orga nized by Glendon’s Advance ment, Alumni and External Rela tions depart ment, under the leadership of director Marie-Thérèse Chaput on Octo ber 19th. The campaign’s Phase I had been publicly launched in March 2008, with in the York to the Power of 50 - Anniversary Cam paign. Chaput announced the great success of Phase I, which had rea ched and sur - passed its goal of $5 million in April of last year. She went on to intro - duce members of the Cam paign Com mit tee, whose new goal is to advance to $10 million, starting this fall. The Committee’s co-chairs are Claude Lamoureux (LLD’07), retired presi dent and CEO of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board; Glen - don alumna Martha Shuttleworth (B.A. 1972), president and foun der of the Neptis Foundation; and Glendon grad Michael Locke (B.A. 1975), reti red finan cial executive. The Campaign Committee also inclu des Alain Baudot, professor emeritus and director of Éditions du GREF; André Galipeault, president of The Galipeault Group Inc.; and Glendon Princi - pal emeritus Albert Tucker. Chaput recognized their significant role in the campaign’s success, through their efforts, advice and finan cial con - tri butions. She welcomed architect Renée Daoust of Daoust Lestage Archi tects of Montréal, who is heading up the new building construction on campus. Chaput also thanked the Banque Nationale, represented at the reception by Jacques Naud, vice-president, Sales and Service Retail, Ontario and Western Canada, for their generosity, and for funding the celebration. “Glendon’s Leadership for Global Challenges campaign is focu sed on helping Glendon equip the next generation of public leaders for the challenges of a changing economic and political world”, said Glendon Principal Kenneth McRoberts. “Glendon’s recent opening of a fully bilin - gual School of Public Affairs is a significant milestone toward this goal. Glendon’s designation as the Centre of Excellence for French-Language and Bilingual Post se condary Education in Southern Ontario by the Ontario govern ment and their $20 mil lion award towards crea ting the neces sary infrastructure also represent an important recogni tion of Glendon’s achievements and an investment in its bright future.” McRoberts praised Glendon’s Advancement Department and its direc - tor, Marie-Thérèse Chaput for their dedication and success. “Glendon is a great product and unique in its bilingual trajec tory. We are achieving ever higher standards, successfully attrac ting top-level students and offering new programs, such as the B.A./Bachelor of Education combination for future French im mer sion teachers, the International B.A. (iBA) now available in almost every Glendon aca de mic program, Glendon’s Gra duate School of Public And Interna tional Affairs (GSPIA), and more.” Michael Locke, Martha Shuttleworth, Jacques Naud and Marie-Thérèse Chaput Claude Lamoureux, LLD’07 Kenneth McRoberts, Renée Daoust, Alexander Himelfarb and Claude Lamoureux Glendon Magazine 2011 ] 21 [ La Revue de Glendon 2011

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