Web­ber earns post at Leth. Col­lege


Lethbridge Col­lege has ap­pointed Dr. Jea­nine Web­ber to be its new dean for the Cen­tre for Jus­tice and Hu­man Ser­vices. Web­ber takes on her new role as of June 11.

Web­ber joins Lethbridge Col­lege from Hum­ber Col­lege in Toronto, where she was as­so­ci­ate dean in the School of So­cial and Com­mu­nity Ser­vices. She pre­vi­ously held sev­eral fac­ulty po­si­tions in the Bach­e­lor of Ap­plied Arts – Crim­i­nal Jus­tice de­gree pro­gram, and the Com­mu­nity and Jus­tice Ser­vices diploma pro­gram.

“Jea­nine’s wealth of ex­pe­ri­ence in the field of jus­tice stud­ies, both aca­dem­i­cally and pro­fes­sion­ally, will pro­vide tremen­dous op­por­tu­ni­ties for the col­lege,” says Dr. Sa­man­tha Lenci, Lethbridge Col­lege Provost and Vice Pres­i­dent Aca­demic. “We are proud of the in­dus­try-lead­ing cur­ricu­lum and re­search al­ready un­der­way in our Jus­tice and Hu­man Ser­vices pro­grams, and we are ex­cited for Jea­nine to sup­port that work and iden­tify new op­por­tu­ni­ties in these fields.”

Prior to join­ing Hum­ber, Web­ber worked in mul­ti­ple set­tings within corrections. Her po­si­tions in­cluded fed­eral pa­role of­fi­cer, pro­grams of­fi­cer, re­gional trainer and head of cor­rec­tional pro­grams. She also worked in a chil­dren’s men­tal-health agency as a re­searcher con­duct­ing pro­gram eval­u­a­tion of a cog­ni­tive be­havioural pro­gram for chil­dren with con­duct dis­or­der.

The Cen­tre for Jus­tice and Hu­man Ser­vices in­cludes the Child and Youth Care, Early Child­hood Ed­u­ca­tion, Ed­u­ca­tional As­sis­tant, Crim­i­nal Jus­tice – Polic­ing, Jus­tice Stud­ies – Bach­e­lor of Ap­plied Arts, Cor­rec­tional Stud­ies, Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cle En­force­ment and Po­lice Cadet Train­ing pro­grams.

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