Former provost to lead Divinity College


Art Heidebrecht, former provost and vice-president academic of McMaster University, has been appointed interim principal of McMaster Divinity College commencing Aug. 1.

Heidebrecht has a distinguished career in engineering having been elected a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in 1991. He also has been active in academic administration at McMaster, having served as dean of the Faculty of Engineering as well as provost.

He has served the Christian community as a member of the board of directors of Mission Services of Hamilton and as an elder and clerk of session at St. Cuthbert's Presbyterian Church in Hamilton.

Heidebrecht will replace Richard Vosburgh, who is leaving the position for health reasons.