New Dean for McKeil School of Business
Kurt Muller appointed Dean, McKeil School of Business, Media and Entertainment
Mohawk College is pleased to announce the appointment of Kurt Muller as Dean, McKeil School of Business, Media and Entertainment.
Kurt joined Mohawk in 2004 as a professor in the college’s Journalism program. He served as Coordinator of the program for a number of years before being appointed Associate Dean, Media and Entertainment in 2015. Prior to joining Mohawk, Kurt worked as a journalist for a number of CTV affiliates including CTV Newsnet, CTV News.com and CTV National News.
A collaborative leader and respected team player, Kurt was instrumental in the development of Mohawk’s new Accessible Media Production program. He also spearheaded an initiative to make the Journalism program more accessible to people with disabilities.
A graduate of Sheridan College, Kurt also holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo, and most recently completed his Master of Arts in Journalism at the University of Western Ontario.
Kurt started in his new role at the beginning of August.
“Kurt’s passion, commitment and dedication to students, learning and innovation will ensure the McKeil School of Business, Media and Entertainment will continue to develop graduates who are highly skilled and future ready.”
Mohawk College educates and serves more than 29,500 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three main campuses in Hamilton, Ontario and learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk, and at the College’s Centre for Aviation Technology at the Hamilton International Airport. Mohawk is among the top five colleges for applied research in Canada. It has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers seven years in a row, holds a GOLD STARS rating from AASHE for sustainability achievements and is home to the country’s largest and first institutional building to receive dual certification for Zero Carbon Building Framework design and performance for The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation. More than 135,000 people have graduated from Mohawk since it was founded.