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About Cheryl Jensen

The Board of Trustees of Brescia University College is pleased to announce that Cheryl Jensen has been appointed as Interim Principal effective October 19, 2020.

With over thirty years of experience in higher education, Ms. Jensen was the first female president at Algonquin College, retiring in August 2019. Prior to her presidency at Algonquin, she held the title of Vice President, Academic, at Mohawk College. Jensen first joined Mohawk as a Chemical Engineering Technology professor in 1983 and served as Dean, Executive Dean, and Vice President of Engineering Technology, Apprenticeship and Corporate Training.

A graduate of McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Certificate in the Metallurgy of Iron and Steel, Ms. Jensen also holds a Master of Education in Organizational and Administrative Studies from Brock University. In addition, she has completed the Harvard Seminar for New Presidents at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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