Santee Smith

March 26, 2020

Our Chancellor Santee Smith has written a letter in these challenging times (READ HERE)

Santee Smith, a renowned artist, dancer, choreographer and two-time McMaster graduate will be the university’s next Chancellor. The Senate today approved a unanimous recommendation from the selection committee tasked with nominating a candidate for this leadership role.

Smith is an internationally recognized leader in the performing arts and is from the Kahnyen’kehàka (Mohawk) Nation, Turtle Clan from Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario. She is one of Canada’s leading dance artists, artistic directors/producers, choreographers and designers, holding McMaster degrees in physical education and psychology along with a Master of Arts in dance from York University.

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Photos of the installation of Santee Smith as the Chancellor of McMaster University at Fall Convocation