There are great things happening at Memorial University and it is an exciting time to be a part of it.

In the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), we are committed to enabling the university to be recognized as one of the most distinguished public universities in Canada through supporting excellence in education, scholarship and student experience. An important role of the office is to align activities, operations, budget, policies, and administrative structures with the academic mission, strategic priorities and plans, and our frameworks Teaching and LearningResearch and Public Engagement.

It is innovation and a forward thinking approach that keeps Memorial University on the path to distinction as we continue to fulfill our commitments to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Historic day

Dr. Noreen Golfman, provost and vice-president (academic), was installed as Memorial’s first female pro vice-chancellor during spring convocation May 26.

From left are Dr. Matthew Janes, Dr. Golfman, Sheila Singleton, Dr. Greg Naterer, Minister Clyde Jackman and Iris Petten. Photo by Chris Hammond.


Update on search for dean, School of Graduate Studies

In summer 2015 a search committee was established for the role of dean of the School of Graduate Studies. The work of the search committee is ongoing and expressions of interest will be received up to Friday, Jan. 8, 2016.

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Review committee announced for dean, Faculty of Education

Dr. Kirk Anderson’s five-year term as dean of the Faculty of Education expires on August 31, 2016. Dr. Anderson has indicated that he wishes to be considered for reappointment for a second term. In accordance with the Procedures Governing the Appointment, Review, Promotion and Tenure of Academic Administrators, a review committee has been established.

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