ABOUT US

About Lakehead University

Lakehead University is your place to live and learn. Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, we acknowledge all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise the total university experience, a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a rich variety of social and recreational activities. We also promise excellence in research: Lakehead is the proud host to 9 Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute.

Date of Establishment

Lakehead University was established on July 1, 1965.

CONTACT INFO

  • 955 Oliver Road Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
  • 807 343-8110

Directory

Hugh Briggs

Director Physical Plant

Phone: 807 343-8790 ext.
hbriggs@lakeheadu.ca

Steve Girvin

Operations Manager

Phone: 807 343-8370 ext.
sdgirvin@lakeheadu.ca

Diane Michieli-Pedwysocki

Facilities Manager

Phone: 807 343-8962 ext.
diane.michieli@lakeheadu.ca

Kevin Schlyter

Planning & Construction Manager

Phone: 807 343-8596 ext.
kschlyte@lakeheadu.ca

John Siecker

Facility Manager, Orillia

Phone: 705 330-4008 ext. 2302
jsiecker@lakeheadu.ca

Shanon Arnold

Space & Capital Planning Manager

Phone: 807 343-8077 ext.
shanon.arnold@lakeheadu.ca

Keith MacMillan

Services Supervisor

Phone: 807 343-8968 ext.
kdmacmil@lakeheadu.ca