On December 1, Oluwakemi (Kemi) Oke was appointed the Ombudsperson of York University. She fills a position vacated by John D. McCamus, who served as Ombuds at York for over a decade and retired two years ago. Reporting to the University President, Oke will provide Ombuds services to over 62,000 faculty, staff', and students at the large public research university in Toronto. She comes to the position from Simon Fraser University, where she had been serving as Associate Ombudsperson.
Oke also served as the Alma Mater Society Ombudsperson at the University of British Columbia in 2019 to 2021. She earned Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Lagos and Nigerian Law School, and an LLM from the University of British Columbia. (YorkU President; LinkedIn.)
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