MONTREAL, Oct. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Université de Montréal Rector Luc Vinet
today announced the appointment of Donat J. Taddeo, current president and CEO
of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation, and Mireille
Mathieu, president and CEO of the Centre de liaison sur l'intervention et la
prévention psychosociales (CLIPP), as vice-rector for development and alumni
relations and vice-rector for international relations, respectively.
"The addition of Mr. Taddeo and Ms. Mathieu completes and enhances our
senior team in the best possible ways," says Vinet. "Together, these
professionals bring considerable experience to key positions where they will
combine their interpersonal skills and experience to bring the Université de
Montréal to new heights. There can be no doubt that Donat Taddeo and Mireille
Mathieu will make positive contributions toward the achievement of our most
ambitious goals. At a time when we're preparing to launch a major new
fundraising campaign and when our University's international stature continues
to grow, we need colleagues of the highest calibre to advance these crucial
functions. And that's what we've accomplished with these appointments."
Before he set up and directed the MUHC Foundation, Mr. Taddeo held a
number of managerial and executive positions at Concordia University, where he
was professor of communications, executive vice-chair of the fundraising
campaign, dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, and dean of
the Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Humanities Division. He also represented
Quebec abroad as Quebec Delegate-General in Italy.
Ms. Mathieu has taught in the Department of Psychology at the Université
de Montreal since 1970. She was chair of her department from 1983 to 1987,
vice-dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences from 1987 to 1994 and dean from
1994 to 2000. Since 2001, she has been president and CEO of the Centre de
liaison sur l'intervention et la prévention psychosociales (CLIPP), a centre
for research and education into social problems which she founded. She was
also president of the Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) from 2006
Ms. Mathieu will take up her post on October 1, while Mr. Taddeo will
assume his new position on November 1.
For further information:
For further information: Sophie Langlois, Université de Montréal, (514)