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NLC announces new Vice President, Education

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Peter NunodaDAWSON CREEK – Northern Lights College has selected a new Vice President, Education.

Dr. Peter Nunoda has joined NLC from University College of the North in The Pas, Manitoba, where he was Dean of Health Sciences.

Nunoda replaces Craig Herbert. Herbert is retiring from NLC at the end of the year. For the remainder of his term, Herbert will be taking on a special project involving the processes for program development, review and quality assurance. Nunoda’s appointment is effective Aug. 15.

The announcement was made by NLC’s president Laurie Rancourt.

“In his previous role in Manitoba, Peter gained insightful experience working in a multi-campus and geographically widespread college environment that rests within 12 First Nation and rural communities,” Rancourt said. “Peter also has a strong track record of creating lasting relationships with government and industry. He is committed to the communities he serves and has extensive experience working with Aboriginal communities.”

Nunoda received his PhD (History) from the University of Manitoba in 1991, a Master of Arts (History) from the University of Windsor in 1985, and a
Bachelor of Arts (Honours, History) from the University of Western Ontario in 1983.