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Vancouver Media Spotlights MacPhail’s 
 New Role as Adler Chair 04.10.18
Vancouver Media Spotlights MacPhail’s
New Role as Adler Chair
04.10.18

Several Vancouver-area media outlets published announcements this month about Joy MacPhail’s new role as chair of Adler University’s Board of Trustees.

A longtime member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party (NDP), MacPhail first joined the board in 2013. She has served as vice chair for the past four years.

"Throughout my career, I have advocated for working families, for women, and for marginalized people," MacPhail said, in the published articles. "With its focus on community engagement and social justice, Adler University is a natural home for me. I look forward to leading the Board of Trustees in its efforts to increase the University's impact."

MacPhail is an owner of OUTtv, the world's longest-airing LGBTQ television network. She served as an elected member of British Columbia's Legislative Assembly in a variety of roles, including Minister of Health, Minister of Finance, Deputy Premier, and Leader of the Opposition. She is currently chair of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC).

Read more in the Canadian Business Journal article, Joy MacPhail Elected Chair of University Dedicated to Social Justice.

MacPhail’s appointment has also been featured in the following publications:

About Adler University

Adler University educates students to engage the world and create a more just society. Established in 1952, it enrolls more than 1,400 students in master’s and doctoral programs for social change through its campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, as well as an Online Campus. Adler University’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities and advancing social justice.