Vianne Timmons

University of Regina set to name new President and Vice-Chancellor on Monday

Mar 1, 2021 | 5:14am

Following an almost year-long, rigorous, national search, the University of Regina will unveil who their choice is as the institution’s new President and Vice-Chancellor today. Thomas Chase has been in the position on an interim basis since Vianne Timmons left in 2019, after serving in the role for more than a decade. The announcement will […]

University of Regina raising funds for struggling students hit hard by COVID-19’s impact

Mar 30, 2020 | 9:44am

The University of Regina is raising money to support struggling students during the COVID-19 pandemic. President Vianne Timmons says several students have lost part-time jobs due to COVID-19, meaning they are unable to pay for basic needs, especially if those students are raising children while attending classes. While the U of R has a Student […]

Timmons leaving U of R and Regina with heavy heart

Dec 13, 2019 | 1:12pm

The outgoing president of the University of Regina says she wouldn’t be leaving if it weren’t for the fact she was going home. Vianne Timmons announced Thursday she was stepping down to take a similar position with Memorial University in Newfoundland. Speaking to us from Winnipeg on Friday morning, Timmons, who came to Regina in […]

University of Regina launches texting and driving campaign

Dec 4, 2019 | 1:42pm

The University of Regina launched their distracted driving campaign Wednesday morning. Students were handing out cell-phone cleaners with a simple message, “don’t text and drive,” and will later be introducing a serious of short videos over social media over the next few months. HAPPENING NOW: U of R launches “don’t text and drive” campaign #yqr […]

University of Regina Students Union holds town hall

Sep 26, 2019 | 9:00am

The University of Regina and the U of R Students Union held a town hall Wednesday The town hall gave students an opportunity to speak directly with the leaders of the university, including President Vianne Timmons and Provost Thomas Chase about the future of the U of R and ways to improve it in the […]

U of R heads north for Community Connections Tour

Sep 18, 2019 | 12:00pm

The University of Regina is going on a northern tour. Officials from the school will be hitting different communities in the northern half of the province to deepen relationships and understand the post secondary needs in the region. President and Vice-Chancellor Vianne Timmons says this tour will make stops in Birch Narrows Dene Nation, Wollaston Lake […]

Federal government invests just under $1 Million into University of Regina FASD study

Sep 6, 2019 | 1:45pm

Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale was in Regina once again Friday this time to announce funding for a major study being conducted at the University of Regina. The federal government is committing just under $1 Million to help the criminal justice system with the impacts of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and help those with […]

University of Regina celebrates record enrolment for 2019 fall semester

Sep 4, 2019 | 7:36pm

The University of Regina’s enrolment numbers are on the rise for another year, his time breaking a record. Nearly 1,000 students more students will attend fall semester classes at the U of R, bringing the total to 16,468, which is up 6.4% from the fall of 2018. President and Vice-Chancellor Vianne Timmons said diversity is […]