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Confederation College president Jim Madder is looking ahead. He has announced that he is stepping down from Confederation College.

Following 6.5 years as President, Madder will be leaving his post on December 31, 2018. Madder informed Confederation College’s Board of Governors this week during a Board Retreat. In response, Board Chair George Patterson extended his appreciation for Madder’s many contributions.

“President Madder’s vision and leadership have deeply contributed to the growth of Confederation College,” said Patterson. “He has facilitated the expansion and renewal of Confederation College’s infrastructure through several projects over the years. His true legacy though, will be defined by his commitment to providing access and success for all learners and by his cultivation of a long list of meaningful partnerships for the College. On behalf of the Board of Governors and our College community, I thank President Madder for his dedication and wish him well in the next chapter of his journey. His strategic direction and passion for education will have a lasting impact on our institution,” he said.

Madder was appointed as Confederation College’s fifth President on July 1, 2011. He was renewed for a second five-year term in 2016. The college noted that the search for his successor will begin shortly, facilitated through third-party consultation and led by the Board of Governors.

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