New VC welcomed with powhiri


Professor Thomas accompanied by Massey University Council member Tina Wilson (second from right) and members of Mrs Wilson's extended whānau from Tū Korehe, Raukawa, Rua Muaūpoko, Tūwharetoa and Ngāti Apa.



 

Massey University's new Vice-Chancellor was welcomed to the University with a powhiri at the Manawatū campus yesterday. Professor Jan Thomas took over the role on Tuesday this week.

Afterward the formal ceremony Professor Thomas, formerly University of Southern Queensland Vice-Chancellor, thanked all those involved in the welcome, saying she was proud to be joining a University that is a world leader in many fields in a country that is also a leader on the world stage.

 
 

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