Office of the President

Andrew Petter, President and Vice-Chancellor

VPA Search Community Consultation

Professor Jon Driver’s term as Vice-President Academic and Provost pro tem ends on August 31, 2020. In accordance with the procedures set out in policy GP29 Search Committees for Vice-Presidents and Associate Vice-Presidents, a search committee has been established and is currently undertaking a process to select SFU's next Vice-President Academic and Provost.

The Vice-President Academic and Provost is responsible for overseeing the delivery of all academic programs at the university, including student experience and student success, resource allocation, academic planning, quality assurance, and support and development of faculty members. The position also works with others on the development of academic programs, faculty and portfolio budgets, faculty hiring plans, and supports for students. 

Both in person and online opportunities were provided during consultation, including: 

  1. Online Questionnaire.
  2. Written submission.
  3. All Campus Forum, held January 29th at our three campus locations:
    - Burnaby campus: Big Data Hub Presentation Studio (ASB 10900)
    - Surrey campus: SUR 3040
    - Vancouver campus: Harbour Centre 1400-1410
    - The all campus forum was also livestreamed and archived here for later viewing.
The consultation period closed January 31st.