University of Guelph-Humber Strategic Plan

The University of Guelph (U of G) and the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (Humber) are beginning a year-long process to develop a new strategic plan for their ongoing partnership and for the University of Guelph-Humber (U of GH).

The new strategic plan will provide a framework for continued innovation of the U of G and Humber partnership.

U of G and Humber entered into an agreement in 1999 to establish U of GH, and the governing framework has not been modified since that time.

U of GH has been held up as a model of innovative education and a collaborative venture since its inception. The work and dedication of those involved in the partnership has been integral to that success.

The new strategic plan will build on that foundation and position U of GH for the future. It will reflect the changes facing higher education in Ontario; specifically, student demands, technology, emergent opportunities in the labour market, public policy and funding.

The process will also be informed by the operational, academic and service agreement reviews that have taken place at our institutions during the past two years.

The strategic planning process will be co-chaired by Daniel Atlin, U of G’s Vice-President, External, and Rani Dhaliwal, Humber’s Senior Vice-President, Transformation and Strategic Partnerships.

We will share information in the coming weeks about the process and plans for engaging with students, faculty, staff and external stakeholders.


Franco Vaccarino
President, University of Guelph

Chris Whitaker
President, Humber College