February 7, 2017

Yantz announced as new Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus chair

Photo of Greg YantzSusan Cluett, dean of the Faculty of Regional and Continuing Education, is pleased to announce Greg Yantz (right) has accepted the position of chair of the Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus in the Faculty of Regional and Continuing Education, effective January 30, 2017.

Yantz brings to the role over 19 years of experience in higher education administration. He joined the College in 2015 as the operations manager for the Faculty of Regional and Continuing Education. Most recently, he has been serving as the acting chair of the Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus. Prior to joining Fanshawe College, Yantz served as director of administration with the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University. Greg's seven years with Western University also included prior roles as director of MBA recruiting and admissions for the Ivey Business School, and program coordinator for continuing education for post-degree programs. Greg's earlier experiences include four years as an editor with Broadview Press, and six years at the University of Michigan, ultimately in the role of department administrator.

Greg is a graduate of the University of Michigan, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He earned a Master of Arts (Politics), and a Master of Philosophy (Politics) from New York University. Greg most recently completed the Ivey Leadership Program in 2012.

Yantz replaces Donna Derer who left the position of chair on November 14, 2016, after accepting a position as the director of academic strategic integration at the London campus. He has been filling the role of acting chair since that time.

"Through his approachable, collaborative style and his strong communication skills, Greg has demonstrated an ability to achieve successful outcomes while nurturing a strong sense of team," said Cluett. "I look forward to working with Greg in his new capacity as Chair to build on the successes of the Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus."

"I am very excited for the opportunity to continue the exceptional growth and success of our campus," Yantz said. "I am going to actively engage in ensuring our campus is creating the best possible learning environment and at the same time, meeting the needs of our community."

For further information, please contact:

Eric C. Collins
Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus
Email: e_collins@fanshawec.ca

About Fanshawe College Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus:

Fanshawe's Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus is situated on 50 acres of beautifully landscaped property that is conveniently located at the forks of Highways 401 and 403. The campus is part of the Woodstock District Community Complex, which also houses Goff Community Hall, a gymnastics centre, two arenas, a figure skating club and food services.

On campus, you will enjoy small classes and modern facilities, full-time, part-time and self-paced learning opportunities, free parking and beautiful views. Training and education are offered in the fields of business, computers, health care, management, manufacturing and academic upgrading. The campus prides itself on providing training that meets the local employment needs of the community.

Woodstock is a city of 38,000 that blends urban and rural life, business, manufacturing and agriculture and features beautiful parks, recreational facilities, golf courses, art galleries, museums and shopping.