Principal appoints new University Secretary
Lon Knox has been appointed Queen’s new Secretary of the University, succeeding Georgina Moore who retires this month after 26 years of service to Queen’s.
“I am delighted to be joining Queen's University, one of the world’s greatest educational institutions with an inspiring dedication to tradition yet renowned for innovation,” says Mr. Knox. “I feel very privileged to be given the opportunity to contribute to its future, and in particular, to support and enhance good governance throughout the university.”
Mr. Knox brings to Queen’s broad experience from his position as University Secretary and General Counsel at Trent University in Peterborough. In addition to being the university’s chief administrator for governance practices, he provided strategic and legal advice on important areas of university operations.
Mr. Knox will be Queen’s most senior advisor on governance-related issues providing leadership and expertise, and ensuring the university’s system of governance operates effectively.
“I am delighted to welcome Mr. Knox to Queen’s,” says Principal Daniel Woolf. “His experience and expertise on governance and associated legislative and administrative matters at a high level will be invaluable in guiding our governance practices.”
Principal Woolf expresses his gratitude to Georgina Moore for her dedication and leadership of the University Secretariat during her tenure at Queen’s and thanks the advisory search committee for their hard work throughout the search process.
Mr. Knox will join the Office of the University Secretariat on August 15.