Interim Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Feridun Hamdullahpur announced the appointment of Suzanne Blanchard to the position of Associate Vice-President (Student Support Services) on August 30, 2007. She assumed her new duties effective September 1, 2007.
Blanchard brings to her new position a proven track record in managing and leading student-centered services, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience to lead the Student Support Services portfolio in providing an exceptional experience for Carleton University students.
She graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons). Blanchard has worked in the field of post-secondary education since the late 1980s at the Ministry of Colleges and Universities, La Cité collégiale and with Carleton initially as Director, Admission Services and most recently as University Registrar.