Church Point (NS), October 15, 2020 -  Université Sainte-Anne is pleased to announce the appointment of Carmelle d'Entremont as the new chair of its board of governors. In addition to being the first woman to hold the position, she is a knowledgeable senior leader with over 30 years of experience in Nova Scotia's public sector. She was first appointed to the Board of Governors in 2016.

An Acadian originally from West Pubnico, Carmelle d'Entremont currently holds the position of Executive Director with the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine. Prior to this, she was the Vice President, People and Organizational Development for the Nova Scotia Health Authority, leading its human resource and learning portfolios, including having responsibility for French language services.

Mrs. d'Entremont had two and a half decades in progressively senior roles with the Nova Scotia government. These have included leadership in the areas of adult education, immigration and workforce planning with the Departments of Health and Wellness, Labour and Advanced Education, and the Office of Immigration.

“Carmelle is an accomplished executive, an advocate for our Acadian and francophone communities, and a devoted member of our Board of Governors. The university community of Université Sainte-Anne will benefit greatly from such a strong leader. As Carmelle is the first woman to hold the post, it is a significant moment in the school's 130-year history.”

- Allister Surette, President, and Vice-Chancellor of Université Sainte-Anne

She holds a BA from the University of King's College, a Master of Arts degree from Dalhousie, as well as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation.  

In addition to her volunteer role on Université Sainte-Anne's Board of Governors, she also serves on the board of the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia.

Carmelle and her husband live in Dartmouth where they raised three children. 

Université Sainte-Anne is pleased to welcome d'Entremont to her new position.

More information on the Board of Governors can be found on our website.

About Université Sainte-Anne

Université Sainte-Anne, the only French language post-secondary institution in Nova Scotia, offers university and college-level courses as well as a French immersion program and customized training in French as a second language. Recognized for its excellent programs as well as its unique and exceptional living environment, Sainte-Anne offers experiential learning opportunities that promote student engagement and success, and an atmosphere which encourages a culture of excellence in research and development. Solidly established in its community, Université Sainte-Anne is a partner of choice for all those who wish to strengthen the vitality of the regions surrounding its 5 campuses as well as all of Acadie throughout Nova Scotia.

For more information         

Rachelle LeBlanc, Director of Communications and Marketing
Université Sainte-Anne
Tel.: 902-769-2114 Extension 7222
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