The Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) is 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, Memorial's strategic plan 2021-2026 Transforming our Horizons, and our frameworks.

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.


Dr. Dolores McKeen has been appointed interim dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Dennis Peters has been appointed interim associate vice-president (academic), effective August 1, 2023 until July 31, 2024.