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Advancing a Vision for a Better World: 2016 Convocation Address

From the President, Posted on: May 02, 2016

Legend has it that one of the King’s former Presidents at this point more than doubled the time of the ceremony. #CaptiveAudience! While there is much to say, I will not do that to you today. I understand…

Continuing to Build Relationships in Government

Continuing to Build Relationships in Government

From the President, Posted on: Mar 09, 2016

When the Government of Alberta tabled its throne speech on March 8th, King’s President Dr. Melanie Humphreys was on the floor of the legislative chamber to hear it read by Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell.…

King’s name officially changed by the Alberta Government

From the President, Posted on: Dec 14, 2015

It's done - we are now officially The King’s University! On December 9 the Legislative Assembly of Alberta passed Bill Pr1, The King’s University College Amendment Act on 3rdreading, sending it to…

King's Name Change Approved by Legislative Assembly

King's Name Change Approved by Legislative Assembly

From the President, Posted on: Dec 09, 2015

Tonight the Legislative Assembly of Alberta passed Bill Pr1, The King’s University College Amendment Act on 3rd reading, sending the bill to the Lieutenant Governor for Royal Assent. The Bill, championed…

Ending Poverty a Business Challenge for Students

Ending Poverty a Business Challenge for Students

From the President, Posted on: Nov 13, 2015

In collaboration with the City of Edmonton, the Leder School of Business at The King’s University, revealed that the challenge of its first High School Competition is “End Poverty Edmonton”. Leder…

Congratulations Newly Elected Officials

Congratulations Newly Elected Officials

From the President, Posted on: Nov 02, 2015

On behalf of The King’s University, congratulations to Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau and Canada’s 338 newly elected Members of Parliament. The King’s University salutes all parliamentarians…

Response to Commissioner Chief Littlechild

From the President, Posted on: Sep 30, 2015

Thank you, Commissioner Chief Littlechild, for being here this morning to help us dedicate this bench of reconciliation.  Thanks for your words, which are inspiring and which challenge us to accept the…

Seeking the peace & prosperity of our city

From the President, Posted on: Sep 14, 2015

It is tradition at King’s for the President to speak at the first chapel of the new academic year.  I chose to speak on a passage of scripture that is familiar to many. Jeremiah 29:11 made the top…

Living into our mission

From the President, Posted on: Feb 25, 2015

It has been an eventful week. I certainly didn’t expect to be speaking about Christian mission and higher education on the CBC radio program, As It Happens. I did expect, and receive, some criticism…