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 31,700 full-time, part-time and apprenticeship students at three campuses in Hamilton, Ontario. Mohawk has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers for five years in a row and is home to the country’s largest net zero energy institutional building. Mohawk is also among the leading colleges in Canada for applied research, with a focus on sustainable energy generation and distribution, additive manufacturing and mobile and electronic health solutions.