Trent University Chancellor Brings Signature Event to Ottawa


Tom Jackson brings panel discussion on social responsibility

Friday, October 21, 2011, Peterborough

Chancellor of Trent University Dr. Tom Jackson, accompanied by Dr. Steven E. Franklin, president and vice-chancellor of Trent, is bringing “Conversations on Social Responsibility: a panel discussion and evening of networking” to Lago Restaurant (1001 Queen Elizabeth Drive) in Ottawa on October 24, 2011, from 6 to 9 p.m.

The free event, hosted by the Trent University Alumni Association’s National Chapter, will feature a panel discussion; a special musical performance by Dr. Tom Jackson; and refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. The panel discussion will focus on social responsibility and will feature:

Dr. Tom Jackson is the chancellor of Trent University.  Appointed an officer of the Order of Canada in 2000 for his music and humanitarian work, he is well known to Canadians as an accomplished musician and actor dedicated to helping the less fortunate.

Mr. Harvey McCue '66, founder of Trent University’s Department of Native Studies, works in Ottawa as a consultant on Aboriginal topics in health, education, self-government, gaming, public relations and economic development. He currently serves on Trent's Board of Governors.

Ms. Karin Galldin '96 runs Galldin Law, a feminist legal practice in Ottawa with a particular interest in exploring public institutions’ responsibilities to provide safe and non-discriminatory services to women and enforcing human rights.

Dr. Jamie Benidickson '67 is a professor at the University of Ottawa in Canadian and international environmental law, water law, sustainable development law and legal history. He was actively involved in public policy regarding the Walkerton inquiry.


For more information, please contact: Lee Hays, director, Alumni Affairs, (705) 748-1011 x7955