The title Nyaagaaniid comes from the verb niigaanii (Anishinaabemowin) meaning to lead. For the
position, the word is changed to its conjunct form for leader.
Reporting to the President and Vice-Chancellor of Algoma University, the Nyaagaaniid of Student
Success and Anishinaabe Initiatives is a member of the University’s Senior Executive Team, who will
effectively engage faculty, staff, and students in supporting the University’s Special Mission to:
i. Be a teaching-oriented university that provides programs in liberal arts and sciences and
professional programs, primarily at the undergraduate level, with a particular focus on the needs of
Northern Ontario; and
ii. Cultivate cross-cultural learning between Aboriginal communities and other communities, in
keeping with the history of Algoma University and its geographic site.
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