Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig is proud to announce the appointment of Mary Wabano-McKay as the new President and CAO. The President will function as SKG’s Chief Academic Officer and lead the development and implementation of degree-level education centered in Anishinaabe culture, values, and ways of knowing.

Mary Wabano-McKay brings over 20 years of experience in academic leadership to her role as President and CAO of SKG. Her lived experience as O’Mushkego Anishinaabe and first- generation Residential School survivor guides her both personally and professionally.

“It’s an honour to welcome Mary Wabano-McKay to our team at Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig. We are truly blessed to have someone of Mary’s educational calibre join us. Accreditation and degree granting as a post-secondary institute is on the horizon and Mary is posed to get us to the finish line. Megwetch for choosing us on your journey, Mary.” Chair Dean Sayers

Mary’s position at SKG will leverage the strengths of Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig and Algoma University in cross-cultural learning, enhancing our Covenant, partnership, and communication pathways. Mary’s start date at SKG will be July 2nd, 2024.

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