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Meg Houghton appointed Associate Vice President, Student Services
Mohawk College is pleased to announce the appointment of Meg Houghton as Associate Vice President, Student Services.
Meg brings 19 years of experience leading student affairs departments in enhancing student support and strategic enrolment management efforts. Ensuring pathways to graduation among college students in Ontario is her passion, motivated by a deep commitment to social mobility. Meg is a champion for student equity and inclusion and has served in strategic and direct roles that have helped to reduce barriers to academic success for vulnerable students.
Meg joins Mohawk from Humber College, where she was Acting Dean of Students and Associate Dean of Student Wellness and Equity. She oversaw a team of more than 500 full and part-time professionals supporting athletics and recreation, residence, testing services, advising and career services, academic support services, counselling and accessible learning, diversity, sexual violence prevention and more.
Provincially, Meg is a trusted student affairs professional. She served as an advisor for the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, for curriculum development at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, and for the postsecondary implementation of Bill 132 on Sexual Violence and Harassment.
A former three-sport varsity athlete and Sociology instructor, Meg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Wellness Program Administration and a Masters in Applied Human Sciences, Student Affairs in Higher Education.
Meg started in her new role April 15th.
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.