Dr. Gary Kachanoski

Dr. Gary Kachanoski became the 12th president and vice-chancellor of Memorial University of Newfoundland on July 1, 2010, coming to Memorial from the University of Alberta where, among other activities, he served as vice-president (research), professor and Bentley Research Chair (Soil, Water & Environment). Prior to that, he was dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Saskatchewan.

At Memorial, Dr. Kachanoski focused on the development of new institutional vision, mission and values, and frameworks in teaching and learning, research and public engagement. He is also committed to the growth and development of the Marine Institute, Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook and the Labrador Institute, among many other initiatives.