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Dr. Louis Visentin P.

President Emeritus

Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission

Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission

Background Information

Employment History

Position, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
National Research Council of Canada

Dean of Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Vice President
Mount Allison University

Affiliations

Board Member
Bird Studies Canada

NRC Council Member
NRC Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation

Founder
Manitoba Rural Initiatives Endowment Fund

Education



St. Francis Xavier

Bachelor of Science ( Magna cum Laude

St. Francis Xavier

Master of Science

University of Detroit

Ph.D

Ph.D.

University College of the North Denise K. Henning

Ph.D.

University of Michigan

science degrees

St. Francis Xavier University

science degrees

University of Detroit

Web References (198 Total References)


2008 Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission - Members

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Louis Visentin, Ph.D

President and Vice-Chancellor at Brandon University
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Louis Visentin, Ph.D Dr. Louis Visentin received science degrees from St. Francis Xavier University and University of Detroit before completing his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbour). His broad experience on boards and councils includes chairing the Science Council of Newfoundland and working in molecular biology and biotechnology with the National Research Council. Dr. Visentin has also served in senior academic and research positions for Memorial University, Mount Allison University and University of New Brunswick. In 2000, Dr. Visentin began his term as President at Brandon University.


The symposium featured poetry readings by ...

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The symposium featured poetry readings by the guest poets, including internationally renowned and award-winning Canadian poets Christian Bök, Laurie Block, Mari-Lou Rowley and Steven Smith, and a dazzling interdisciplinary multi-media exhibition/performance by the father-son art & science team extraordinaire, BU President Lou Visentin and his son Patrick Visentin, of Montreal.


"Students that came through there got ...

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"Students that came through there got a good exposure ... All three of them contributed to political science in a different way," former BU president Louis Visentin said.

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Visentin remembers Naidu as a dedicated and eccentric colleague, recalling a time when the professor came into his office and tried to get the university to take on his substantial book collection.
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"He could just never convince the librarian to do it ... (but) I respected him for trying," Visentin said with a laugh.


"Students that came through there got ...

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"Students that came through there got a good exposure ... All three of them contributed to political science in a different way," former BU president Louis Visentin said.

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Visentin remembers Naidu as a dedicated and eccentric colleague, recalling a time when the professor came into his office and tried to get the university to take on his substantial book collection.
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"He could just never convince the librarian to do it ... (but) I respected him for trying," Visentin said with a laugh.


BU has named Louis Visentin ...

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BU has named Louis Visentin president emeritus. One of his legacies was his artwork, including Prairie Reflections, which still grace the campus.

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BU has named Louis Visentin president emeritus. One of his legacies was his artwork, including Prairie Reflections, which still grace the campus. (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN)
Louis Visentin has been granted the title of president emeritus by the Brandon University board of governors.
The board confers the title upon a president and vice-chancellor who has served the university with distinction while in office.
"I'm honoured to be designated as president emeritus," said Visentin, who retired in 2009 and returned with his wife, Mary, to his hometown of Niagara Falls, Ont.
"It came as a surprise. My intention was just to come in and do the best I could. I look at this as a thank you and I would like to say thank you back."
Among the accomplishments at BU of which Visentin is most proud is helping the university connect to Canada's high-speed Internet research network, which earned him a Smart Award in the public education category from Smart Partners Manitoba in 2005.
He oversaw the implementation of a number of new programs, including bachelor's degrees in nursing and fine arts, as well as introducing several new scholarships and championing campus improvements, including the since-constructed Healthy Living Centre.
In 2002, he was awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for service to Canada.
"Dr. Visentin's leadership and dedication during his tenure here were important in shaping Brandon University," said BU president Gervan Fearon.
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Visentin served as president for nine years, from 2000 to 2009.
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Visentin is only the second to attain president emeritus recognition, joining John Mallea, who was president from 1985 to 1990.
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Louis Visentin has been granted the title of president emeritus by the Brandon University board of governors.
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Louis Visentin has been granted the title of president emeritus by the Brandon University board of governors.

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