Statement regarding Dr. Fred Janke

    June 29, 2018

    Today the University of Alberta learned with surprise and grave concern of the arrest of one of its faculty members, Dr. Fred Janke, associate professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. While we are unable to comment on an active police investigation, we will cooperate fully if requested.

    Dr. Janke has been placed on leave and his duties have been reassigned.

    The university is committed to providing a safe working and learning environment, and will take all appropriate steps to ensure the safety and well-being of the university community.