Daniel Zizian appointed Director General of CREPUQ

    MONTREAL, Sept. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - The President of the Conference of
Rectors and Principals of Quebec Universities (CREPUQ), Dr. Heather
Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, is pleased to
announce the appointment of Daniel Zizian as Director General of CREPUQ
effective September 1st.
    A lawyer as well as an MBA, Mr. Zizian was Assistant Secretary General
and Executive Secretary for Strategic Projects at HEC Montréal prior to his
appointment. He had previously worked for the Quebec government, as Chief of
Staff to the Minister of Education and Youth, and Vice-Chair of the Conseil du
Trésor. Over the course of his career, Mr. Zizian has held various other
positions in politics, communications and law, and has served as Executive
Vice-President of the HEC Montréal Alumni Association. He has also been very
active in the community, particularly in municipal politics, Cégep and
hospital administration, and with charitable organisations.
    "I am confident that Mr. Zizian will make a significant contribution to
CREPUQ and to the Quebec university system as a whole," commented
Dr. Munroe-Blum. "His university experience and commitment to the cause of
high quality, accessible university education will be undeniable assets as he
takes on a leadership role at CREPUQ."

    All Executive Heads of Quebec universities are members of CREPUQ. The
organisation provides coordination and a forum for dialogue among universities
and represents them in their dealings with the government and groups concerned
with university education and research.

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