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#OpenBrockU - Sign this petition to support an open search for Brock University's new President

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If Brock’s Presidents are chosen in secret, how can we expect them to be open and transparent when they are the President? A closed search sets the pattern for a closed President.

In an open search, we would know the identity of the short-listed candidates, hear them give presentations, and be able to provide input into the decision. In a closed search, we would be kept in the dark until after the decision is made.

We believe that an open search is best for Brock for the following reasons:

The cumulative feedback from the Brock and Niagara community will provide necessary information for the Advisory Committee on the Presidency to make its recommendation to the Board.

It demonstrates and reinforces open and transparent decision-making, which is essential to collegial self-governance.

It will attract candidates who value dialogue and interactions with the Brock and Niagara community.

We are a public institution, funded by the public through taxes and tuition, and serve the public good. Short-listed candidates should be invited to address and interact with the Brock and Niagara community.



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